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Warfare since the Second World War

Author: Klaus Jürgen Gantzel; Torsten Schwinghammer
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Transaction, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A wealth of analysis and data about one of the most pressing questions of our time: why does war continue to plague us 50 years after World War II? Gantzel and Schwinghammer argue that modern warfare  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Klaus Jürgen Gantzel; Torsten Schwinghammer
ISBN: 1560003758 9781560003755 1560004134 9781560004134
OCLC Number: 42290684
Description: xxiii, 554 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Purposes and problems for the statistical analysis of wars --
Definitions and inclusion criteria for the list of wars since the second world war --
Reference list of wars, 1945-1992 --
Evaluating war since 1945 --
Afterword: warfare in 1995.
Other Titles: Kriege nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg, 1945 bis 1992.
Responsibility: Klaus Jürgen Gantzel, Torsten Schwinghammer ; with an afterword by Dietrich Jung, Klaus Schlichte, and Jens Siegelberg ; translated by Jonathan P.G. Bach.

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-That the nature of war has shifted from large-scale interstate conflict to civil war and guerrilla and terrorist-driven low intensity conflict (LIC) is not a particularly novel revelation. It steers Read more...

 
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