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War

Author: Alex J Bellamy
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Critical concepts in political science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the nature of war. This work contains material about the different types of war, the incidence of war, the causes of war, and how wars end. It also collects material on the historical  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex J Bellamy
ISBN: 9780415433198 0415433193 9780415433204 0415433207 9780415433211 0415433215 9780415433228 0415433223 9780415433235 0415433231
OCLC Number: 225852434
Description: 4 volumes ; 25 cm.
Contents: v. 1. The nature of war. What is war? / Carl von Clausewitz --
What is war? A perspective from strategic studies / Colin Gray --
When does war exist? / Quincy Wright --
War and peace : what's the difference? / David Keen --
Extracts from Philosophy of right / G.W.F. Hegel --
Capability, types of war, peace / John A. Vasquez --
Essay and reflection : on total war and modern war / Hew Strachan --
Vietnam and the American theory of limited war / Stephen Peter Rosen --
What is guerrilla warfare? / Mao Tse-Tung --
"New" and "old" civil wars : a valid distinction? / Stathis N. Kalyvas --
Some patterns in the history of violence / Frank H. Denton and Warren Phillips --
Extracts from The changing face of global violence / Human Security Centre --
The origins of war : biological and anthropological theories / Doyne Dawson --
The causes of war / Michael Howard --
The third image : international conflict and international anarchy / Kenneth Waltz --
On economic causes of civil war / Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler --
How hostilities have ended : peace treaties and alternatives / Quincy Wright --
Explaining war termination : a Boolean analysis of causes / Steve Chan --
How civil wars end : a rational choice approach / T. David Mason and Patrick J. Fett. v. 2. History of war. Arms, tactics and strategy in the Persian War / W.W. How --
The face of Roman battle / Philip Sabin --
Introduction to Samurai, warfare and the state in early medieval Japan / Karl F. Friday --
The military revolutions of the Hundred Years' War / Clifford J. Rogers --
Developments in Islamic warfare : the early conquests / J.W. Jandora --
The "Military Revolution," 1560-1660 : a myth? / Geoffrey Parker --
The military reformation : techniques and organization / J.R. Hale --
The shape of modern war / Charles Townshend --
Inventions and war / Quincy Wright --
Post-modern war / Christopher Coker --
Cavalry to computer : the pattern of military revolutions / Andrew F. Krepinevich. v. 3. Strategies of war. Extracts from The art of warfare / Sun Tzu --
Comparing Sun Tzu and Clausewitz / Michael Handel --
Extracts from The art of war / Baron Antoine Henri de Jomini --
Jomini and the Napoleonic tradition / Hew Strachan --
Extracts from On war / Carl von Clausewitz --
The strategist's toolkit : the legacy of Clausewitz / Colin S. Gray --
Extracts from Strategy / Basil Liddell Hart --
Extract from The art of war : war and military thought / Martin van Crevald --
Bargaining, communication, and limited war / Thomas C. Schelling --
Extracts from Basic tactics / Mao Tse-Tung --
Strategy, tactics, and logistics in revolutionary war / Mao Tse-Tung --
Principles of operations summarized / Mao Tse-Tung --
The revolutionary strategy of Mao Tse-Tung / Edward L. Katzenbach Jr. and Gene Z. Hanrahan --
Extract from Strategy and tactics of land warfare / H.P. Wilmott --
Extracts from The continental school of strategy : the past, present and future of land power / Michael Evans --
Hearts and minds or search and destroy? Controlling civilians in urban operations / Alice Hills --
The Battle of Grozny : deadly classroom for urban combat / Timothy L. Thomas --
Aerial warfare / Giulio Douhet --
The aeronautical era / William Mitchell --
Extracts from Air campaign : planning for combat / John Warden III --
Kosovo and the great air power debate / Daniel L. Byman and Matthew C. Waxman --
The influence of space power upon history / Colin S. Gray --
Elements of sea power / Alfred Thayer Mahan --
Theory of the object : command of the sea / Julian S. Corbett --
Lasting lessons of Trafalgar / Joseph F. Callo --
Gallipoli, 1915 / T.A. Gibson --
Amphibious aspects of the Normandy invasion / Hanson W. Baldwin --
Deterrence theory revisited / Robert Jervis --
Does deterrence have a future? / Lawrence Freedman --
The role of U.S. nuclear weapons after September 11 / Josiane Gabel --
India and Pakistan's unstable peace : why nuclear South Asia is not like Cold War Europe / S. Paul Kapur --
Slogan or strategy? Shock and awe reassessed / Harlan Ullman --
Transforming the military / Donald H. Rumsfeld --
The struggle to transform the military / Max Boot --
Challenging the hegemon : Al-Qaeda's elevation of asymmetric insurgent warfare onto the global arena / Kimbra L. Fishel. v. 4. Ethics and laws of war. Morality and foreign policy / George F. Kennan --
Historical tradition and moral judgment : the case of just war tradition / James Turner Johnson --
Jihad revisited / Paul L. Heck --
Judaism and the ethics of war / Norman Solomon --
Ayodhyā : a Hindu Jerusalem : an investigation of 'holy war' as a religious idea in the light of communal unrest in India / Hans Bakker --
Applying Confucian ethics to international relations / Cho-Yun Hsu --
Death, honor, and loyalty : the bushidō ideal / G. Cameron Hurst III --
The Marxist conception of violence / John Harris --
Ideology and the jus ad bellum : justice in the initiation of war / James T. Johnson --
Criteria for the lawful use of force in international law / W. Michael Reisman --
On the necessity of pre-emption / Abraham D. Sofaer --
The moral basis of humanitarian intervention / Terry Nardin --
Just and lawful conduct in war : reflections on Michael Walzer / Brian Orend --
Maintaining the protection of non-combatants / James Turner Johnson --
Supreme emergency / Michael Walzer --
Dying for 'Enduring Freedom' : accepting responsibility for civilian casualties in the war against terrorism / Nicholas J. Wheeler --
Jus post bellum / Gary J. Bass.
Series Title: Critical concepts in political science.
Responsibility: edited by Alex Bellamy.
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