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Why nations go to war

Author: John George Stoessinger
Publisher: Boston, MA : Wadsworth, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 11th edView all editions and formats
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Offering an understanding of modern warfare (World War I onwards), this book focuses on the pivotal role of the personalities of leaders who take their nations or their following into war.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John George Stoessinger
ISBN: 9780495797180 0495797189 9781439085295 1439085293
OCLC Number: 436029918
Description: xviii, 462 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface.List of Maps.About the Author.Introduction.1. The Iron Dice: World War I.2. Barbarossa: Hitler''s Attack on Russia.3. The Temptations of Victory: Korea.4. A Greek Tragedy in Five Acts: Vietnam.5. From Sarajevo to Kosovo: The War over the Remains of Yugoslavia.6. Four Battles over God: India and Pakistan in 1947, 1965, 1971, and 1998.7. The Sixty Years'' War in the Holy Land: Israel and the Arabs.8. Saddam Hussein''s Wars Against Iran and Kuwait.9. New Wars for a New Century: America and the World of Islam.10. Why Nations Go to War.Epilogue.Index.
Responsibility: John G. Stoessinger.

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Preface. List of Maps. About the Author. Introduction. 1. The Iron Dice: World War I. 2. Barbarossa: Hitler"s Attack on Russia. 3. The Temptations of Victory: Korea. 4. A Greek Tragedy in Five Acts: Read more...

 
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