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Cultures of war : Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, 9-11, Iraq

Author: John W Dower
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton : New Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A groundbreaking comparative study of the dynamics and pathologies of war in modern times. Over recent decades, Pulitzer-winning historian John W. Dower has addressed the roots and consequences of war from multiple perspectives. Here he examines the cultures of war revealed by four powerful events--Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, 9-11, and the invasion of Iraq in the name of a war on terror. The list of issues examined and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Dower
ISBN: 9780393061505 0393061507
OCLC Number: 781089598
Notes: Op. z bibliografijo: str. 453-551.
Awards: Runner-up for Literary Award (Nonfiction) 2011
Commended for National Book Awards (Nonfiction) 2010
Commended for L.A. Times Book Prize (History) 2010
Description: XXXVII, 596 str. : ilustr. ; 25 cm
Responsibility: John W. Dower.

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Finalist for the 2010 National Book Award in Nonfiction: The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian returns with a groundbreaking comparative study of the dynamics and pathologies of war in modern times.  Read more...

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"Starred Review. An unrelenting, incisive, masterly comparative study." -- Kirkus Reviews "Among Dower's gifts is a striking ability to embed provocative conclusions within such rich analysis that Read more...

 
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