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Why nations go to war

Author: John George Stoessinger
Publisher: Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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"Built around eight case studies, Why Nations Go to War covers the crucial events that led to the outbreak of the twentieth century's major military conflicts, with particular focus on the pivotal role leaders play in pushing a nation over the threshold into war."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John George Stoessinger
ISBN: 0312256604 9780312256609 0312237146 9780312237141 0333946618 9780333946619
OCLC Number: 45339322
Description: xvii, 286 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Contents: The iron dice: World War I --
Barbarossa: Hitler's attack on Russia --
The temptations of victory: Korea --
A Greek tragedy in five acts: Vietnam --
Four battles over God: India and Pakistan in 1947, 1965, 1971, and 1998 --
The fifty year's war in the Holy Land: Israel and the Arabs --
The war lover: Saddam Hussein's two wars in the Persian Gulf --
From Sarajevo to Kosovo: the war over the remains of Yugoslavia.
Responsibility: John G. Stoessinger.

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