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War; organized destruction and mass murder by civilized nations.

Author: Scott Nearing
Publisher: New York, Garland Pub., 1971 [i.e. 1972, ©1931]
Series: Garland library of war and peace.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Nearing
ISBN: 0824004639 9780824004637
OCLC Number: 257719
Description: 8, viii, 310 pages 23 cm.
Contents: pt. I. War-making. --
What is war? --
The war machine --
The conduct of war --
War income --
What does war cost? --
pt. II. Why do civilized nations fight? --
War and civilization --
War-making as a phase of civilization --
War-making as the principal function of civilized states --
The historic role of war-making --
War-making grows with civilization --
Civilized natioins fight because they are civilized --
pt. III. Will there be another world war? World war comes with world civilization --
First historic parallel: 1450-1815 --
Second historic parallel: 1815-1920 --
Third historic parallel: 1920- --
The lesson of history --
pt. IV. A warless world --
Is a warless world possible? The structure of a warless world --
Can the empires disarm? --
The proletarian revolution.
Series Title: Garland library of war and peace.
Responsibility: With a new introd. for the Garland ed. by Scott Nearing.

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