War (Oxford Readers)

War (Oxford Readers)

By: Lawrence Freedman (editor)Paperback

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Description

War has shaped the international system, prompted social change, and inspired the arts. The ubiquitous and multi-faceted character of war is fully reflected in this new Oxford Reader. It addresses the causes of war, the experience of war, and the moral and strategic principles behind war through a variety of academic viewpoints, and first-hand accounts by generals, soldiers, historians, strategists, and poets.

About Author

Lawrence Freeman is Professor of War Studies, Kings College, London. He is frequently interviewed about war issues and writes regularly for The Times.

Contents

The experience of war; the causes of war; war and the military establishment; the ethics of war; strategists; total war and the great powers; limited war and developing countries.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780192892546
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9780192892546
  • weight: 613
  • ISBN10: 0192892541

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