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The new wars

Author: Herfried Münkler; Patrick Camiller
Publisher: Oxford : Polity, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text explores the changing nature of warfare in the post-Cold War era. It examines the emergence of new forms of warfare in which warlords, mercenaries and terrorists play an increasingly important role.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herfried Münkler; Patrick Camiller
ISBN: 0745633366 9780745633367 0745633374 9780745633374
OCLC Number: 56659453
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: viii, 180 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: What is new about the new wars? --
Warfare, state building, and the Thirty Years' War --
The statization of war --
The economics of force in the new wars --
International terrorism --
Military interventions and the West's dilemma.
Other Titles: Neuen Kriege.
Responsibility: Herfried Munkler ; translated by Patrick Camiller.

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