On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace

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Doubleday, 1995 - 606 pagine
Why do men go to war? Are there underlying laws that explain why one nation challenges another to mass bloodshed? Are there underlying laws that govern the preservation of peace? In this scholarly work, the highly-esteemed author of The History of the Peloponnesian War tackles these questions and delivers a surprising response. 15 maps and drawings.

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ON THE ORIGINS OF WAR AND THE PRESERVATION OF PEACE

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By examining the causes of specific ancient and modern wars, Kagan tries to determine the underlying reasons for war in general. While scholars throughout history have studied this matter, Kagan ... Leggi recensione completa

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As a neophyte reader of military history I invariably like Kegans works which initially helped me understand that history was shaped primarily through the powerful deterministic force of military power. I began my foray in military history by reading Kegans Leggi recensione completa

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The Peloponnesian War 431404 B C
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The First World War 19141918
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The Road to War
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