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The atlas of war and peace

Author: Dan Smith; Ane Bræin
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Presents a global overview of the causes and consequences of war and the dynamics of peacemaking. This book analyses wars, their backgrounds, their trends and their prospects on various continents.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Smith; Ane Bræin
ISBN: 184407000X 9781844070008
OCLC Number: 52539424
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The Causes of War --
1. Poverty --
2. Rights --
3. Political Systems --
4. Ethnicity --
Ch. 2. The Military World --
5. Under Arms --
6. Military Service --
7. Military Spending --
8. Mass Destruction --
9. The International Arms Trade --
10. Small Arms Trade --
11. Terrorism --
12. US Power --
Ch. 3. War and People --
13. Deaths --
14. Atrocities --
15. Refugees --
16. Landmines --
17. Young Soldiers --
Ch. 4. Europe --
18. Northern Ireland --
19. The Break-up of Yugoslavia --
20. Kosovo and the War on Yugoslavia --
21. Ex- Yugoslavia and the Future --
22. The Caucasus --
Ch. 5. Middle East and North Africa --
23. The Kurds --
24. Israel and Palestine --
25. Israelis and Palestinians --
26. North Africa --
27. The Gulf --
Ch. 6. Asia --
28. Central Asia --
29. Afghanistan --
30. South Asia --
31. Sri Lanka --
32. Southeast Asia --
Ch. 7. Africa --
33. Colonial History and Dispossession --
34. West Africa --
35. Congo --
36. Burundi and Rwanda --
37. Horn of Africa --
38. Sudan --
39. Southern Africa --
Ch. 8. Latin America --
40. Colombia and Its Neighbors --
41. Central America --
Ch. 9. Peacebuilding --
42. Peace Agreements --
43. Peacekeeping --
44. Peace Processes --
Table of Wars.
Responsibility: Dan Smith, with Ane Bræin.
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'A fascinating and striking book.' Robin Cook, MP 'A new kind of visual journalism' New Scientist 'It combines short, brutally clear analysis ... with maps and graphics showing exactly what is going Read more...

 
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