The Valor of Male and Female Warriors Around the World: Case Studies from History

The Valor of Male and Female Warriors Around the World: Case Studies from History

By: Robert B. Edgerton (author)Hardback

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Examines human courage and cowardice in combat in many parts of the world. This work is an introduction to an essential attribute of humanity - the quest for self-respect and the respect of others.

About Author

Robert Edgerton is Professor-in-Residence in Psychiatry and Anthropology at UCLA.

Contents

Preface; Foreword; 1. Women at War; 2. "They Fought Like Lions": African Warriors; 3. "The Charge of the Light Brigade" and Other Bloody Wars; 4. The Alamo and the Mexican War; 5. The War of 1812, Waterloo, the American Civil War, Algeria; 6. Vietnam, Iraq and Korea; 7. The Aztecs, Mayans and Inca; 8. India and Tibet: "Valor Triumphs"; 9. Small Societies Around the World; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773459274
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 212
  • ID: 9780773459274
  • ISBN10: 0773459278

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