1 edition of War is war found in the catalog.
War is war
|Statement||by Ex-private X.|
|LC Classifications||PZ3.B94054 War|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||288|
|LC Control Number||30016010|
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WAR IS WAR is a fascinating look inside the trenches of WWI, written by a 28 year-old private, who was quite the exception in the enlisted ranks of the time.
A.M. Burrage was a professional writer by trade, who served in the Artists Rifles but failed to earn a commission/5(10). War is evil, peace is good, but you cannot find one with the other, because there is evil in the world, and these compilers deny that it exists throughout the entire book.
By not mentioning that war is evil is the same as denying it. Remember they have an agenda and saying war is evil is too easy/5(10).
War is War - pages, color, researched and compiled by Tanya Yassievich. Introduction by Jessica Gorter. Translation and annotation by James M. Boekbinder. Proofreading and consultation on the Russian text by Raisa Smulakovskaya. Book concept and design by Susanne Beer.
Map design by Zhenya Pashkina. Photography by Ira Yugay and Alexei. “Ian Morris' evidence that war has benefited our species--albeit inadvertently--is provocative, compelling, and fearless. This book is equally horrific and inspiring, detailed and sweeping, light-hearted and deadly serious.
For those who think war has been a universal disaster it will change the way they think about the course of history.”Reviews: This book exposes war as a lie, consistently, with purpose.
This book exposes the scam that is every argument for war effectively, sighting well documented history. after reading this book you will look at excuses for imperialism like you see television ads after a course in by: 1. “A dynamic work of reportage” (The New York Times) written “with clarity and wit” (The New York Times War is war book Review) about what happens when the ancient boundary between war and peace iswar was a temporary state of affairs.
Today, America’s wars are everywhere and forever: our enemies change constantly and rarely wear uniforms, and virtually anything can become a weapon. War is a great metaphor for life. Read about war not just for the history lesson, but for the life lessons to be had as well.
After the War is Over is Robson's follow-up to the excellent Somewhere in France. To be clear, it isn't essential that you read Somewhere in France before this one; however, I do think readers who have read the previous book will get a better appreciation of After the War is Over/5.
Context. This line was spoken by Snowball in Animal Farm, written by George Orwell (). If Animal Farm is an allegory for communism, then Snowball is Leon Trotsky, the former Russian Revolution leader, who got exiled by Trotsky and Snowball the pig were into using military power to further the revolution, even though a pig knocking a human into a pile of dung is just plain.
Buy the best translation—recommended for serious readers. The Book of War (The Modern Library, February ). ISBN: Clausewitz's On War and Sun Tzu's Art of War in one translation of Clausewitz's On War is the version done by German literary scholar O.J.
Matthijs Jolles at the University of Chicago during World War II—not today's standard translation, but. It is a fictional account of the authors travelling across the U.S.
five years after a limited nuclear attack in order to assess how the nation has changed after the : Whitley Strieber and James Kunetka. War & War, László Krasznahorkais second novel in English from New Directions, begins at a point of danger: on a dark train platform Korim is on the verge of being attacked by thuggish teenagers and robbed; and from here, we are carried along by the insistent voice of this nervous clerk/5.
“The first great book on war in all its aspects, and still one of the best.” On War () by Carl von Clausewitz “On War represents the most ambitious effort ever made by a theorist of human conflict to systematize war and understand it for what it is.” “Absolutely essential for understanding the human phenomenon of war.”.
This book is the very best summary of the stupidity of the Afghan war and also a well written study of the emotional make up of courageous soldiers and what makes them psychologically tick.
Junger is embedded with a group of soldiers in a valley near Pakistan/5(). That’s how the New York Times has failed in their duty—and this book is an attempt to do exactly that.” —Athina Lugez War Is Beautiful: The New York Times Pictorial Guide to the Glamour of Armed Conflict* by David Shields Publisher: powerHouse Books Hardcover: pages.
Directed by Tom Harper. With Ben Chaplin, Phoebe Fox, Shaun Evans, Sophie Okonedo. Eight UK government officials act out their potential response and decisions in a simulated war game scenario in which escalation of nuclear threat between India and Pakistan leads to nuclear war and quite likely the end of the world/10().
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The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the Late Spring and Autumn Period (roughly 5th century BC).
The work, which is attributed to the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu ("Master Sun", also spelled Sunzi), is composed of 13 chapters. Each one is devoted to an aspect of warfare and how it applies to military strategy and : (trad.) Sun Tzu. Vom Kriege (German pronunciation: [fɔm ˈkʁiːɡə]) is a book on war and military strategy by Prussian general Carl von Clausewitz (–), written mostly after the Napoleonic wars, between andand published posthumously by his wife Marie von Brühl in It has been translated into English several times as On War.
On War is full of sharp observation, biting irony, and memorable phrases, the most famous being, "War is a Carl von Clausewitz's On War has been called, "not simply the greatest, but the only truly great book on war." It is an extraordinary attempt to construct an all-embracing theory of how war works.4/5.
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 destruction.
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Game on. Travis King is the worst kind of a**hole. He taunts me for being a good girl and mocks my high standards. He’s cruel, crass, and has enough confidence to last two lifetimes/5().World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War is a zombie apocalyptic horror novel written by American author Max novel is a collection of individual accounts narrated by an agent of the United Nations Postwar Commission, following the devastating global conflict against the zombie passages record a decade-long desperate struggle, as experienced by people of Author: Max Brooks.