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The Costs of war : America's pyrrhic victories

Author: John V Denson
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Second revised edition of a collection of essays on the relationship between war and society, with an emphasis on the costs involved. It discusses personal costs such as injuries and traumas as well  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John V Denson
ISBN: 1560003197 9781560003199
OCLC Number: 36011765
Description: xviii, 449 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. War and American freedom / John V. Denson --
2. Classical republicanism and the right to bear arms / Samuel Francis --
3. Defenders of the republic : the anti-interventionist tradition in American politics / Justin Raimondo --
4. America's two just wars : 1775 and 1861 / Murray N. Rothbard --
5. Rethinking Lincoln / Richard Gamble --
6. Did the South have to fight? / Thomas Fleming --
7. War, Reconstruction and the end of the old republic / Clyde Wilson --
8. The Spanish-American War as trial run, or empire as its own justification / Joseph R. Stromberg --
9. World War I as fulfillment : power and the intellectuals / Murray N. Rothbard --
10. Rethinking Churchill / Ralph Raico --
11. The old breed and the costs of war / Eugene B. Sledge --
12. War and Leviathan in twentieth-century America : conscription as the keystone / Robert Higgs --
13. The military as an engine of social change / Allan Carlson --
14. His country's own heart's-blood : American writers confront war / Bill Kauffman --
15. The culture of war / Paul Fussell --
16. Is modern democracy warlike? / Paul Gottfried --
17. War and the money machine : concealing the costs of war behind the veil of inflation / Joseph T. Salerno --
18. Time preference, government, and the process of de-civilization : from monarchy to democracy / Hans-Hermann Hoppe.
Other Titles: America's pyrrhic victories
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by John V. Denson.

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