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Product Description: This revised and updated second edition introduces students of violent conflict to a variety of prominent theoretical approaches, and examines the ontological stances and epistemological traditions underlying these approaches. Theories of Violent Conflict takes the centrality of the ‘group’ as an actor in contemporary conflict as a point of departure, leaving us with three main questions: • What makes a group? • Why and how does a group resort to violence? • Why and how do or don’t they stop? The book examines and compares the ways by which these questions are addressed from a number of perspectives: primordialism/constructivism, social identity theory, critical political economy, human needs theory, relative deprivation theory, collective action theory and rational choice theory...read more

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9781138856394 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, August 30, 2016), cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This revised and updated second edition introduces students of violent conflict to a variety of prominent theoretical approaches, and examines the ontological stances and epistemological traditions underlying these approaches.
9780415555333 | Routledge, July 12, 2012, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: This textbook introduces students of violent conflict to a variety of prominent theoretical approaches, and examines the ontological stances and epistemological traditions underlying these approaches.

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9781138856400 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, August 30, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This revised and updated second edition introduces students of violent conflict to a variety of prominent theoretical approaches, and examines the ontological stances and epistemological traditions underlying these approaches.
9780415555340 | Routledge, July 12, 2012, cover price $54.95

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Product Description: Many famous texts from classical antiquity-by historians like Thucydides, tragedians like Sophocles and Euripides, the comic poet Aristophanes, the philosopher Plato, and, above all, Homer-present powerful and profound accounts of wartime experience, both on and off the battlefield...read more

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9780472072989 | Univ of Michigan Pr, February 5, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Many famous texts from classical antiquity-by historians like Thucydides, tragedians like Sophocles and Euripides, the comic poet Aristophanes, the philosopher Plato, and, above all, Homer-present powerful and profound accounts of wartime experience, both on and off the battlefield.

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9780472052981 | Univ of Michigan Pr, February 5, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Many famous texts from classical antiquity-by historians like Thucydides, tragedians like Sophocles and Euripides, the comic poet Aristophanes, the philosopher Plato, and, above all, Homer-present powerful and profound accounts of wartime experience, both on and off the battlefield.

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Product Description: In Battles and Generals: Combat, Culture, and Didacticism in Procopius Wars, Whately reads Procopius descriptions of combat through the lens of didacticism, arguing that one of Procopius intentions was to construct those accounts not only so that they might be entertaining to his audience, but also so that they might provide real value to his readership, which was comprised, in part, of the empire s military command...read more

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9789004310360 | Brill Academic Pub, December 18, 2015, cover price $149.00 | About this edition: In Battles and Generals: Combat, Culture, and Didacticism in Procopius Wars, Whately reads Procopius descriptions of combat through the lens of didacticism, arguing that one of Procopius intentions was to construct those accounts not only so that they might be entertaining to his audience, but also so that they might provide real value to his readership, which was comprised, in part, of the empire s military command.

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Product Description: In this jarring look at contemporary warfare and political visuality, renowned anthropologist of violence Allen Feldman provocatively argues that contemporary sovereign power mobilizes asymmetric, clandestine, and ultimately unending war as a will to truth...read more

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9780226277165 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 8, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: In this jarring look at contemporary warfare and political visuality, renowned anthropologist of violence Allen Feldman provocatively argues that contemporary sovereign power mobilizes asymmetric, clandestine, and ultimately unending war as a will to truth.

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9780226277332 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 8, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In this jarring look at contemporary warfare and political visuality, renowned anthropologist of violence Allen Feldman provocatively argues that contemporary sovereign power mobilizes asymmetric, clandestine, and ultimately unending war as a will to truth.

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Product Description: Strategy is not a modern invention.  It is an essential and enduring feature of human history that is here to stay.  In this original essay, Colin S. Gray, world-renowned scholar of strategic thought, discusses the meaning of strategy and its importance for politicians and the military as a means of achieving desired outcomes in complex, uncertain conditions...read more

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9780745687933 | Polity Pr, October 5, 2015, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: Strategy is not a modern invention.

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Product Description: Kai Draper begins his book with the assumption that individual rights exist and stand as moral obstacles to the pursuit of national no less than personal interests. That assumption might seem to demand a pacifist rejection of war, for any sustained war effort requires military operations that predictably kill many noncombatants as "collateral damage," and presumably at least most noncombatants have a right not to be killed...read more

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9780199388899 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2015, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Kai Draper begins his book with the assumption that individual rights exist and stand as moral obstacles to the pursuit of national no less than personal interests.

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Product Description: What does modern warfare, as fought by liberal societies, have in common with our human evolution? This study posits an important relationship between the two we have evolved to fight, and traditional hunter-gatherer societies were often violent places...read more

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9781137428585 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 5, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: What does modern warfare, as fought by liberal societies, have in common with our human evolution?

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9781138810693 | Routledge, May 21, 2015, cover price $155.00
9780405087240, titled "August Strindberg" | Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1971, cover price $27.95 | also contains August Strindberg

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9780745687940 | Polity Pr, October 5, 2015, cover price $12.95

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By Kevin Mcsorley (editor)

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9780415692151 | Routledge, October 9, 2012, cover price $155.00

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9781138924949 | Reprint edition (Routledge, June 8, 2015), cover price $48.95

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Product Description: The burgeoning of global connectivity in recent decades is without historical parallel and the 'wiring up' of the world continues apace, even in the poorest regions. Flux and ever-quickening change are the leitmotifs of the 'information age' across a swathe of human enterprise from industry and commerce through to politics and social relations...read more

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9780190264857 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 15, 2015, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The burgeoning of global connectivity in recent decades is without historical parallel and the 'wiring up' of the world continues apace, even in the poorest regions.
9781849043229 | Gardners Books, June 15, 2015, cover price $50.20

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Product Description: Founded and rooted in Enlightenment values, the United States is caught between two conflicting imperatives when it comes to war: achieving perfect security through the annihilation of threats; and a requirement to conduct itself in a liberal and humane manner...read more

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9781107067172 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 29, 2014, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Founded and rooted in Enlightenment values, the United States is caught between two conflicting imperatives when it comes to war: achieving perfect security through the annihilation of threats; and a requirement to conduct itself in a liberal and humane manner.

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9781107637139 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 30, 2014, cover price $29.99

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9780199567164 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 25, 2012, cover price $65.00

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9780198708575 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2014), cover price $35.00

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Product Description: The most important conflicts in the founding of the English colonies and the American republic were fought against enemies either totally outside of their society or within it: barbarians or brothers. In this work, Wayne E. Lee presents a searching exploration of early modern English and American warfare, looking at the sixteenth-century wars in Ireland, the English Civil War, the colonial Anglo-Indian wars, the American Revolution, and the American Civil War...read more

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9780199737918 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 7, 2011, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: The most important conflicts in the founding of the English colonies and the American republic were fought against enemies either totally outside of their society or within it: barbarians or brothers.

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9780199376452 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 11, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The most important conflicts in the founding of the English colonies and the American republic were fought against enemies either totally outside of their society or within it: barbarians or brothers.

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Looks at the appeal of war, arguing that the ideas of combat are noble and glorious, providing a purpose for living for some people.

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9781586480493 | Public Affairs, September 4, 2002, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Looks at the appeal of war, arguing that the ideas of combat are noble and glorious, providing a purpose for living for some people.

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9781610393591 | Reprint edition (Public Affairs, April 8, 2014), cover price $15.99
9781400034635 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, June 1, 2003), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Looks at the appeal of war, arguing that the ideas of combat are noble and glorious, providing a purpose for living for some people.

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9781400104581 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, June 1, 2007), cover price $24.99
9781400154586 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, June 1, 2007), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Looks at the appeal of war, arguing that the ideas of combat are noble and glorious, providing a purpose for living for some people.

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9781439558188 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 4, 2008), cover price $22.95
9780613998130 | Turtleback Books, June 10, 2003, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: Looks at the appeal of war, arguing that the ideas of combat are noble and glorious, providing a purpose for living for some people.

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Product Description: War after Death considers forms of violence that regularly occur in actual wars but do not often factor into the stories we tell about war, which revolve invariably around killing and death. Recent history demonstrates that body counts are more necessary than ever, but the fact remains that war and death is only part of the story--an essential but ultimately subordinate part...read more

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9780823256778 | Fordham Univ Pr, March 3, 2014, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: War after Death considers forms of violence that regularly occur in actual wars but do not often factor into the stories we tell about war, which revolve invariably around killing and death.

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9780823256785 | Fordham Univ Pr, March 3, 2014, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: War after Death considers forms of violence that regularly occur in actual wars but do not often factor into the stories we tell about war, which revolve invariably around killing and death.

Throughout history, war seems to have had an iron grip on humanity. In this short book, internationally renowned philosopher of war, Christopher Coker, challenges the view that war is an idea that we can cash in for an even better one - peace. War, he argues, is central to the human condition; it is part of the evolutionary inheritance which has allowed us to survive and thrive. New technologies and new geopolitical battles may transform the face and purpose of war in the 21st century, but our capacity for war remains undiminished. The inconvenient truth is that we will not see the end of war until it exhausts its own evolutionary possibilities.

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9780745679228 | Polity Pr, March 24, 2014, cover price $45.00

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9780745679235, titled "Can War Be Eliminated" | Polity Pr, January 13, 2014, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Throughout history, war seems to have had an iron grip on humanity.

Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.; This title examines whether warfare can be justified, the likely causes of future wars, how the United States is faring in the War on Terror, and the principles that should guide US conduct during war.; "Each volume in the Opposing Viewpoints Series could serve as a model…not only providing access to a wide diversity of opinions, but also stimulating readers to do further research for group discussion and individual interest. Both shrill and moderate, th
By David Haugen (editor)

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9780737769722 | Greenhaven Pr, December 19, 2013, cover price $33.80

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9780737769715 | Greenhaven Pr, December 18, 2013, cover price $48.80 | About this edition: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.

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By Anthony F. Lang, Jr. (editor), Cian O'driscoll (editor) and John Williams (editor)

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9781589019966 | Georgetown Univ Pr, October 1, 2013, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: The transcripts of the three Kyoto School roundtable discussions of the theme of ‘the standpoint of world history and Japan’ may now be judged to form the key source text of responsible Pacific War revisionism. Published in the pages of Chuo Koron, the influential magazine of enlightened elite Japanese opinion during the twelve months after Pearl Harbor, these subversive discussions involved four of the finest minds of the second generation of the Kyoto School of philosophy...read more

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9780415476461 | Routledge, April 14, 2014, cover price $178.00 | About this edition: The transcripts of the three Kyoto School roundtable discussions of the theme of ‘the standpoint of world history and Japan’ may now be judged to form the key source text of responsible Pacific War revisionism.

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On the surface, "wartime" is a period of time in which a society is at war. But we now live in what President Obama has called "an age without surrender ceremonies," where it is no longer easy to distinguish between times of war and times of peace.In this inventive meditation on war, time, and the law, Mary Dudziak argues that wartime is not as discrete a time period as we like to think. Instead, America has been engaged in some form of ongoing overseas armed conflict for over a century. Meanwhile policy makers and the American public continue to view wars as exceptional events that eventually give way to normal peace times. This has two consequences: first, because war is thought to be exceptional, "wartime" remains a shorthand argument justifying extreme actions like torture and detention without trial; and second, ongoing warfare is enabled by the inattention of the American people. More disconnected than ever from the wars their nation is fighting, public disengagement leaves us without political restraints on the exercise of American war powers.

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9780199775231 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 7, 2012, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: On the surface, "wartime" is a period of time in which a society is at war.

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9780199315857 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2013), cover price $17.95

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Product Description: The book aims to provide the reader with a state-of-the-art introduction to classic and modern military theory. The text accounts for the most important theories within the field by developing and analyzing these theories, as well as problematizing both their normative and explanatory aims...read more

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9780415643030 | Routledge, July 23, 2014, cover price $168.00 | About this edition: The book aims to provide the reader with a state-of-the-art introduction to classic and modern military theory.

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9780415643047 | Routledge, July 29, 2014, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: The book aims to provide the reader with a state-of-the-art introduction to classic and modern military theory.

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Product Description: Calhoun examines the centuries-old paradigm of just war theory to determine whether modern 'just war' rationalizations constitute sound justifications or pro-military propaganda. Her work reveals how the practice of modern war contradicts the most basic values and principles of modern Western democracies...read more

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9781137294623 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 5, 2013, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Calhoun examines the centuries-old paradigm of just war theory to determine whether modern 'just war' rationalizations constitute sound justifications or pro-military propaganda.

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