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Strategic terror : the politics and ethics of aerial bombardment

Author: Beau Grosscup
Publisher: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia : SIRD ; London ; New York : Zed Books, 2006.
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Strategic bombardments, either aimed explicitly at civilians or deployed in circumstances where extensive civilian deaths are written off as collateral damage or accidental, are becoming increasingly common. This book shows how certain European colonial powers, notably Britain, initiated aerial bombardment of civilians after World War I, how it was an instrument of choice in World War II, and how it has since been  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Grosscup, Beau, 1944-
Strategic terror.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia : SIRD ; London ; New York : Zed Books, 2006
(DLC) 2006041781
(OCoLC)64595986
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Beau Grosscup
ISBN: 9781848130845 1848130848 1281215724 9781281215727
OCLC Number: 317072114
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 226 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Shock and Awe!! Shock and Awe!! --
The Origins of Strategic Bombing --
Who is to be Bombed? The Self and Other in Imperial Culture --
Strategic Bombing Comes of Age --
Cold War Strategic Bombing: From Korea to Vietnam --
Terrorists in the Bombsites --
Strategic Bombing in the 1990s --
Bombing to Win: 9/11 and the War on Terrorism --
Dodging the Terrorism Label --
Terror from the Skies.
Responsibility: Beau Grosscup.
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'A major and much needed addition to the literature on terrorism.' Edward S. Herman, co-author of The Terrorism Industry 'Grosscup illustrates through his fluent use of colourful vocabulary, that the Read more...

 
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