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Making Warriors in a Global Era : an Ethnographic Study of the Norwegian Naval Special Operations Commando

Author: Tone Danielsen; Anna Simons
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Making Warriors in a Global Era provides ethnographic data, analyses, and discussions to infuse new debates among both military personnel and academics about the rise of special operations forces (SOF) and the ways they impact how armed conflicts are dealt with and how wars are fought.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Danielsen, Tone.
Making Warriors in a Global Era.
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2018]
(DLC) 2018025687
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tone Danielsen; Anna Simons
ISBN: 9781498561822 1498561829
OCLC Number: 1044772611
Awards: Winner of FFIs Kommunikasjonspris Best Book Award 2019
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Bringing anthropology home --
The stories told, and what they tell --
Institutional apprenticeship: selection and basic training --
Skillset and discipline --
So fish mindset: creativity, initiative, and innovation --
Change of pace: switching on and off --
Special forces, special organization, special practices --
Wars and warriors in the global era.
Responsibility: Tone Danielsen ; foreword by Anna Simons.

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