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Peace and war : readings for writers

Author: Dennis Okerstrom; Sarah Morgan
Publisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©1993.
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Okerstrom; Sarah Morgan
ISBN: 0205136036 9780205136032
OCLC Number: 24954282
Description: xxiv, 472 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Why War? Gauging the Winds of War, Bruce Bower. The Causes of War, Michael Howard. Lawful Wars, Morton H. Halperin. The Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson. How Presidents Take the Nation into War, Barbara Kellerman. Unlocking the Promise of Freedom, George Bush. The Justness of the Iraqi Position, Saddam Hussein. 2. Who Fights? Who Dies? Muddling the Issue of Women in War, Suzanne Fields. Soldier Boys, Soldier Girls, editorial, The New Republic. Drafting Daughters, Ellen Goodman. Racial Inequity in the Military, Sonia Shah. Black Leaders vs. Desert Storm, Arch Puddington. The Fairness Doctrine, The Economist. The Rich Don't Serve -- So What?, Michael Kinsley. Claim You're Gay, Avoid the Military, Randy Shilts. War and Conscience, John Courtney Murray, S. J. 3. Hand-Axes to Smart Bombs: Technology of War. Atomic Bombing of Nagesaki Told by Flight Member, William L. Laurence. Thank God for the Atom Bomb, Paul Fussell. The U. S. Was Wrong, Gar Alperovitz. War's New Science, Evan Thomas & John Barry. And the Dirty Little Weapons, Paul F. Walker & Eric Stambler. Biological Weapons Research and Physicians: Historical and Ethical.Analysis, Victor W. Sidel, M.D. Battlefields of Ashes and Mud, Bernard Nietschmann. Environmental Destruction is an Ancient Tool of War, Jessica Matthews. Arms Control, Stability, and the Causes of War, Robert Jervis. 4. Target: Civilians. Killing Civilians, George Orwell. Barkinson's Law on Bombing, Edgar Snow. Smart Versus Nuclear Bombs, Martin Harwitt. War at Nine Years Old, Kamilla C. Chadwick. Enemy Aliens: Scare on the Coast, TIME. Korematsu v. United States, Justice Hugo L. Black, Justice Felix. Frankfurter, Justice Frank Murphy, Justice Robert H. Jackson.On Patrol, Ron Kovic. 5. Who Needs to Know? The First Casualty, Philip Knight. The Media in Vietnam, U.S. Army Center of Military History. Read Some About It, Arthur Lubow. Eyeballing the Nintendo Apocalypse, Christopher Dickey. TV's Clean Little War, Daniel Hallin. Another Front, Michael Massing. M*U*S*H*, Margaret Spillane. New & Improved Postwar Press Guidelines, Mike Royko. 6. The War Is Over: Now What? Okinawa: The Bloodiest Battle of All, William Manchester. Shell Shock, Janet Flanner. Painful Questions, Helmut Kohl. Why I Won't Go to Germany, Cynthia Ozick. Some Lover of Freedom, John F. McManus. A Perilous New Order, Tom Wicker. 7. The War Without End. U.S. Misadventure in Vietnam, Hans J. Morenthau. Setting the Stage, Larry Berman. Comparing Wars Does Veterans of Both a Disservice, Clarence Page. A Refugee, Susan Sheehan. Coming Home, H. W. Weldon, Jr. 8. Is Peace Possible? Turning Against the Military Life They Once Chose, Katherine Bishop. Resistance to Civil Government, Henry David Thoreau. The War Prayer, Mark Twain. The Man He Killed, Thomas Hardy. Casualties of War, Washington Monthly. The War Is Won but Peace Is Not, Frank A. Rodgers. Visions of Peace, Steve Iliff & Susan Bettis Smith.
Responsibility: [edited by] Dennis Okerstrom, Sarah Morgan.

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