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War and its causes

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides an invaluable perspective on the causes of war, drawing on a thoughtful consideration of what war actually is, the key foundation for an analysis of its causes. Jeremy Black also considers recent and current wars as well as likely future conflicts. He analyzes the three main types of war--between cultures, within cultures, and civil--emphasizing the social and cultural factors leading to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Black, Jeremy, 1955- author.
War and its causes
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
(DLC) 2018052520
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Black
ISBN: 9781538117903 1538117908 9781538117910 1538117916
OCLC Number: 1048946628
Description: x, 241 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: What is war? --
To 1500 --
Conflict between civilisations, 1500-1650 --
Limited war? 1650-1790 --
Imperialism and revolutions, 1790-1913 --
World War One and its sequel, 1914-30 --
World War Two and its origins, 1931-45 --
The age of the Cold War, 1946-89 --
War since the Cold War, 1990- --
Into the future --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Jeremy Black.

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This interdisciplinary book assesses the causes of war, considering what war actually is-key for understanding its causes. Black marshals global examples from the fifteenth century to the present,  Read more...

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A fascinating account of war as an institution by one of the preeminent students of the subject. By examining wars in their evolving cultural, political, and technological settings, Black offers Read more...

 
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