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Books editi da Cambridge Univ Pr Teoria della guerra e scienza militare
Moral Dilemmas of Modern War
Gross Michael L.
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr , 2009
Asymmetric conflict is changing the way that we practice and think about war. Torture, rendition, assassination, blackmail, extortion, direct attacks on civilians, and chemical weapons are all finding their way to the battlefield despite long-standing prohibitions. This book offers a practical guide for policymakers,...
The Shadows of Total War
Chickering Roger (EDT)
Forster Stig (EDT)
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr
The essays in this compelling collection examine the period between the two world wars of the twentieth century; one of the most exciting in the history of war. They explore the lingering consequences of World War I; the intellectual efforts to analyze this conflict's military significance; the attempts to plan for...
Arms and the University
Downs Donald Alexander
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr , 2012
"Alienation between the U.S. military and society has grown in recent decades. Such alienation is unhealthy, as it threatens both sufficient civilian control of the military and the long-standing ideal of the citizen soldier. Nowhere is this issue more predominant than at many major universities, which began turning...
The De Re Militari of Vegetius
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr , 2011
"Vegetius' late Roman text became a well known and highly respected 'classic' in the Middle Ages, transformed by its readers into the authority on the waging of war. Christopher Allmand analyses the medieval afterlife of the De re militari, tracing the growing interest in the text from the Carolingian world to the...
Understanding Modern Warfare
Kiras James D.
Lonsdale David J.
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr , 2008
A major new study of the theory and practice of warfare in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Using relevant examples from recent history, this book provides a complete introduction to the issues, ideas, concepts, context and vocabulary of modern warfare. The expert team of authors explore the conduct of war...