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On Justice, Power, and Human Nature

Selections from The History of the Peloponnesian War

Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language and culture, this...

For Cause and Comrades

Why Men Fought in the Civil War


Why did the soldiers of the Civil War--Confederate and Union--risk their lives, through countless...

OUP Oxford (2002)

Karl von Clausewitz (1780-1831) is generally acknowledged to be one of the greatest of writers on...

Free Press (2007)

Acclaimed New York Times journalist and author Chris Hedges offers a critical -- and fascinating...


The only textbook to provide a wide-ranging analysis of war and organised violence from a...


This book argues power balances, rather than shared identities, explain why warring Afghan groups...

A major contribution to our understanding of total war.

Operation Homecoming

Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front, in the Words of U.S. Troops and Their Families

“Here is what you will not find in the news–the personal cost of war written as clear and beautiful...

New and Old Wars

Organised Violence in a Global Era

Wiley (2013)

Mary Kaldor's New and Old Wars has fundamentally changed the way both scholars and policy-makers...

Peace and War

Armed Conflicts and International Order, 1648–1989


Professor Holsti examines the origins of war and the foundations of peace of the last 350 years.