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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

  • Vietnam War Slangby Tom Dalzell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In 2014, the US marks the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, the basis for the Johnson administration?s escalation of American military involvement in Southeast Asia and war against North Vietnam. Vietnam War Slang outlines the context behind the slang used by members of the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War. ... more...

  • War Is Not Inevitableby Henri Parens

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99

    In this book, author Henri Parens discusses and documents the core psychodynamics that lead groups to war. Detailing some of the psychodynamics that led from World War I to World War II and their respective aftermath, Parens addresses how major factors that gave rise to these wars must, can, and have been counteracted. more...

  • Gender, War, and Conflictby Laura Sjoberg

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95

    From Pakistan to Chechnya, Sri Lanka to Canada, pioneering women are taking their places in formal and informal military structures previously reserved for, and assumed appropriate only for men. Women have fought in wars, either as women or covertly dressed as men, throughout the history of warfare, but only recently have they been allowed to join... more...

  • Military Ethics and Peace Psychologyby Jean Maria Arrigo; Richard V. Wagner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Onset of World War (Routledge Revivals)by Manus I. Midlarsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1988, this historical and quantitative analysis of war defines systemic world wars as conflicts of wide scope and intensity, which leave profound historical legacies in their wake. Manus Midlarsky examines various possible explanations for the onset of such past wars as the Peloponnesian War, the Thirty Years? War, and World Wars... more...

  • Just War Tradition and the Restraint of Warby James Turner Johnson

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 54.00

    In this volume, a sequel to Ideology, Reason, and the Limitation of War, James Turner Johnson continues his reconstruction of the history of just war tradition by analyzing significant individual thinkers, concepts, and events that influenced its development from the mid-eighteenth century to the present. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton... more...

  • World in Chainsby Angie Zelter

    Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 14.57

    This book is dedicated to the next generations. World in Chains is a collection of essays from well-reputed experts, all of which deliver engaging and analytical critiques of nuclear warfare. In the past I have often wondered why obviously unethical or inhumane horrors were able to take place, what people were doing at the time to prevent... more...

  • Khojaly Witness of a war crimeby Fiona Machlachlan; Ian Peart

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2014; US$ 72.92

    It was one of the worst episodes of the Nagorno-Karabakh war. For months, the townspeople of Khojaly, Azerbaijan, had endured nightly shelling by invading Armenian forces, which gradually surrounded the town. By 25 February 1992 all escape routes had been cut off. Armenian tanks, artillery and troops moved in, and so began the calculated finale to... more...

  • Social Unrest and American Military Bases in Turkey and Germany since 1945by Amy Austin Holmes

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00

    This book argues that that the relationship between US military presence in foreign countries and the non-US citizens under its security umbrella is inherently contradictory. more...

  • Reconsidering the American Way of Warby Antulio J. Echevarria

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Challenging several longstanding notions about the American way of war, this book examines US strategic and operational practice from 1775 to 2014. It surveys all major US wars from the War of Independence to the campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as most smaller US conflicts to determine what patterns, if any, existed in American uses of force.... more...