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Why nations go to war

Author: John George Stoessinger
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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"Why Nations Go to War emphasizes the human decisions involved when nations enter into war. The author utilizes case studies of major 20th-century conflicts - including World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Indian-Pakistani War, the Arab-Israeli Wars and the Persian Gulf War - to examine the stages that culminate in a leaders choice to bring a nation into war. The book provides vivid  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John George Stoessinger
ISBN: 0312086857 9780312086855 0312080352 9780312080358 0333588924 9780333588925
OCLC Number: 26130922
Description: xiv, 239 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Iron dice : World War I --
Barbarossa : Hitler's attack on Russia --
Temptations of victory : Korea --
Greek tragedy in five acts : Vietnam --
Three battles over God : India and Pakistan in 1947, 1965, and 1971 --
Forty years' war in the Holy Land : Israel and Arabs --
War lover : Saddam Hussein's two wars in the Persian Gulf --
Why nations go to war.
Responsibility: John G. Stoessinger.

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War is a central issue in international politics. This new edition has been updated to cover Saddam Hussein's two wars in the Gulf, the passing of the Soviet Union and the Cold War. It provides seven  Read more...

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