War Is Not Inevitable

Author: Henri Parens
ISBN: 9780739197868
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War Is Not Inevitable. In this book, author Henri Parens discusses and documents the core psychodynamics that lead groups to war. Detailing some of the psychodynamics that led from World War I to World War II and their respective aftermath, Parens addresses how major factors that gave rise to these wars must, can, and have been counteracted.

The Lost History Of 1914

Author: Jack Beatty
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408827964
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The Lost History Of 1914. Anticipating the centenary of World War I, a brilliant new history of the year it began--"a year forever memorable" (Woodrow Wilson)--that examines the war and its causes through new eyes.

Sino Soviet Dialogue On The Problem Of War

Author: S. Yin
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401030529
Size: 57.91 MB
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Sino Soviet Dialogue On The Problem Of War. The author has spent upwards of ten years in working on this book. His objective is to clarify the military aspect of the Moscow-Peking dialogue which has not yet received its deserved treatment. The apogee of that dialogue seems to have been passed toward the end of the rule of Khrushchev. Yet the Vietnam war spawns fresh contention. Our cover age will span the development from I956 to the present. The beginning of the dispute with regard to the origins of war in general is taken up in the first two chapters. The next three chapters discuss the several types of war with the frame of reference set in what now appears to be a quondam era. But the principle differences between the disputants are just as outstanding today as they were then. The penultimate chapter is somewhat wide in scope in order to deal with the larger and more intensely bitter polemics evolving after Khrushchev left office. There have been many new and startling views held by both sides since then, views splitting them poles apart. Omi nously at issue now is the question of Sino-Soviet peaceful coexistence. Our work, obviously, cannot wait until that question is answered to be finished. The final chapter concludes our study. To write of subjects as dynamic as this one is a challenge because they are current affairs. Due to the swift change of events, no sooner is our typescript put to press than it needs a revision.

Bread Not Bombs

Author: Douglas J. Roche
Publisher: University of Alberta
ISBN: 9780888643575
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Bread Not Bombs. Housing, health, and education services are desperately needed for the world's poorest people but instead, governments spend billions on war. The international community must be mobilized to provide human security, and Senator Roche asserts that this is where Canada can play a crucial role.

The End Of War

Author: John Horgan
Publisher: McSweeney's Books
ISBN: 9781936365364
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The End Of War. Argues that war is caused by cultural beliefs rather than a genetic disposition and that peace is a choice that human beings can make, presenting true accounts of both concepts throughout history and possible solutions to the problem.

The Oxford Handbook Of The History Of Communism

Author: Stephen Anthony Smith
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199602050
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The Oxford Handbook Of The History Of Communism. Draws on documentation released since the fall of the Soviet Union to offer a global history of communism in the twentieth century.

Forecast And Solution

Author: Ike Jeanes
Publisher: Ike Jeanes
ISBN: 9780936015620
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Forecast And Solution. EVERYONE'S GUIDE - FORECAST & SOLUTION introduces new, easy-to-use statistical methods so that the reader can answer the questions: How long will nuclear peace tend to continue? And, what can be done to extend it further? Dietrich Fischer, a past MacArthur Fellow at Princeton, was emphatic: "This is an original & highly readable contribution to the most important issue facing humanity today - surviving the nuclear threat. Jeanes combines lucid common sense with mathematical rigor in this landmark work. Anyone with an interest in having a future should read this work." Similarly, another distinguished scholar & author in the field declared, "It was more than interesting: it was completely fascinating." The general literate reader can assess when a nuclear use (small or otherwise) would tend to occur at probabilities from 1% to 99.9%, & what precisely can be done to forestall such use. Jeanes debunks deterrence theory, illustrates consequences of proliferation, & provides a unified explanation for warfare, conventional & nuclear. A comprehensive work - ethical, political, historical, analytical. 100+ Graphs & Tables, 1,500+ footnotes. TOLL-FREE, 24 hours-a-day, credit card line (800) 448-3330; Publisher: (800) 446-0467.