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The Physical Object
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A thought-provoking and original look at WHY humans fight. The author puts war in its international political context as he examines the history of wars Ñ World Wars I and II, Korea, and Vietnam and looks at the changing attitudes toward war, theories on its causes, "vital interests," nuclear weapons, and the true nature of strategy.

› Books › New, Used & Rental Textbooks › Social Sciences. War and Change in World Politics introduces the reader to an important new theory of international political change. Arguing that the fundamental nature of international relations has not changed over the millennia, Professor Gilpin uses history, sociology, and economic theory to identify the forces causing change in the world ://   Political evolution, for MacMillan, is equally indebted to war, which necessitated “the strong nation-states of today with their centralized governments and organized bureaucracies.” Yet the next year, scores of liberals were tossed out of Congress, America was more divided than ever, and a disgraced politician was on his way to a shocking comeback: Richard Nixon.

Between and America experienced no less than a second civil war. Out of its ashes, the political world we know now was born.” (Amazon) The Manchurian Candidate, by Richard Condon Condon’s novel is a paranoid classic, born at the beginning of the Cold War, that continues to influence people today (the fact that Homeland has a similar concept is a testament to the evergreen nature of the device).

Soldiers captured during the Korean War are tortured and brainwashed, and one, Shaw, is programmed to fall into a hypnotic After War by Chris Coyne is a very powerful application of economic reasoning to help explain why it is so hard to export liberal democracy to failed nations states (either after a war or after the collapse of an existing regime).

I highly recommend this book on this very important  › Books › New, Used & Rental Textbooks › Social Sciences. Books shelved as political-fantasy: A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin, The Queen of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner, A Dance with Dragons by George   wanted to write a textbook on political game theory instead of a book on abstract or economic game theory.

We wanted to focus on appli-cations of interest to political scientists. We wanted to present topics that are unique to political analysis. Secondly, in writing a book for political scientists, we wanted to be cognizant of the diversity of ~nmccarty/   To Clausewitz, ‘War is nothing but a duel on an extensive scale an act of violence intended to compel our opponent to fulfill our will,’ directed by political motives and morality.

(Clausewitz Book I, Ch. I) War is neither a scientific game nor an international sport; it is an act of violence, characterized by ://   "How to Think About War will have a broad appeal to academics in the fields of classics, history, and political science, as well as to professional foreign policy analysts, political thinkers, and military strategists Hanink has produced a noteworthy resource that introduces the reader to the principal debates in warfare and foreign Books shelved as political-fiction: by George Orwell, Animal Farm by George Orwell, An Ishmael of Syria by Asaad Almohammad, Fahrenheit by Ray B 2 days ago  Drazen's book has established the benchmark for years to come, in terms of both coverage and depth of critical assessment This is a book you will want on your shelf."—Leonardo Bartolini, Journal of International Economics "Formal models of political economy are today part of the tool kit of every well-trained ://   BOOK 8 • CHAPTER 6.

Influence of the Political Object on the Military Object. WE never find that a State joining in the cause of another State, takes it up with the same earnestness as its own. An auxiliary army of moderate strength is sent; if it is not successful, then the ally looks upon the affair as in a manner ended, and tries to get out of it on the cheapest terms   Political Party: An organization that seeks to achieve political power by electing its members to public office.

Political Suicide: A vote or action that is likely to be so unpopular with voters as to cause a politician's probable loss in the next election.

Poll: A survey used to gauge public opinion concerning issues or to forecast an election   James Lacey’s new book reflects a curious aspect of this abiding paradox. The “Washington war” of Lacey’s title was the complex series of battles within the U.S.

bureaucracy over America Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project   The Political Economy of War Finance Abstract What explains the variation in how states pay for war. Leaders must choose between four primary means of war finance: taxation, domestic debt, external extraction, and printing.

Each alternative has different political and economic costs and ://?article=&context=edissertations. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.


The Wars of the Jews; Or, The History of the Destruction of Jerusalem by Josephus - Free Ebook On 4 August following the outbreak of European hostilities, large sections of Irish Protestants and Catholics rallied to support the British and Allied war efforts. Yet less than two years later, the Easter Rising of allegedly put a stop to the Catholic commitment in exchange for a re-emphasis on the national Ireland and the Great War Niamh Gallagher draws upon a   Clausewitz's seminal work, On War, may not be easy to read, but it is also not as difficult as many assume at first interested reader must, however, be willing to invest considerable time in the study of this text.

This is not a book that can or must be understood upon a first reading; some passages or sections of the book are obscure and susceptible to more than one interpretation by Kwasi Anokye Americans – including some African Americans – rant about political prisoners held in countries they cannot even identify on a map, yet seem oblivious to the fact that fellow Americans languish in U.S.

prisons for political reasons. Others know full well the plight of political prisoners, but fear to be associated with them, or despair that they will ever be ://?. This book is the first comprehensive analysis of the politics of war crimes trials.

It provides a systematic and theoretically rigorous examination of whether these trials are used as tools for political consolidation or whether justice is their primary purpose. The consideration of cases begins with the trial of Charles I of England and goes through the presidency of George W.

Bush, including   This book explores and reconstructs how the principal parliamentary parties in Britain confronted and responded to events that unfolded during the Falklands War in the spring of The author begins by situating the Falklands Crisis within the wider context of the breakup of the British Empire and discusses the fluid political situation in   political warfare except in the sense of marshalling Power Politics on a basis of long-term strategy.

With the advent of Total War, Political Warfare became a major instrument and demanded a deliberate strategy.


(xi) In the First World War, war approached totality; there was   It was a scene that couldn’t have been imagined back in when Mamata Banerjee was fresh from her resounding win in the West Bengal Assembly :// The Art of War by Sun Tzu, the most important and most famous military treatise in Asia for the last two thousand years, with side-by-side translation and commentary, cross references, and PDF and text downloads of the full ://   Andrew Bacevich’s latest book poses penetrating questions that transcend its title: “The Age of Illusions: How America Squandered Its Cold War Victory” (Metropolitan Books, pp   Blair's foreign policy adviser and member of the Iraq war inquiry has written an ambitious study of military, political and corporate strategy Fidel Castro, left, and Che Guevara, centre, in 2 days ago  This book is the first major account of political thought in twentieth-century Europe, both West and East, to appear since the end of the Cold War.

Skillfully blending intellectual, political, and cultural history, Jan-Werner Müller elucidates the ideas that shaped the period of ideological extremes before and the liberalization of West War Hawk, in U.S. history, any of the expansionists primarily composed of young Southerners and Westerners elected to the U.S.

Congress inwhose territorial ambitions in the Northwest and Florida inspired them to agitate for war with Great War Hawks, who included such future political leaders as Henry Clay and John C.


Calhoun, fiercely and aggressively resented American. “The book, Brothers at War, by Mr. Cochran is definitely a page turner. It is a sign of the times, starting with the United States, filled with civil unrest and the election of a new President.

It is a must read for political junkies! I can’t wait to read the sequel!” Carol ://  You may want to read the book New World War: Revolutionary Methods for Political Control online, or purchase it in hardcopy or eBook formats from LuLu & Amazon.

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This book explores sex and tongue in international relations from Kyrgyzstan to Nepal, Japan to Tajikistan, Kurdistan to Amazonia. Edited by Caroline Cottet and Manuela Lavinas ://