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The Resource Liberal wars : Anglo-American strategy, ideology, and practice, edited by Alan Cromartie

Liberal wars : Anglo-American strategy, ideology, and practice, edited by Alan Cromartie

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Liberal wars : Anglo-American strategy, ideology, and practice
Title
Liberal wars
Title remainder
Anglo-American strategy, ideology, and practice
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alan Cromartie
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book addresses the relationship between the 'liberal' values of Anglo-Saxon cultures and the way that they conduct themselves when they are fighting - or preparing to fight - wars. The United States and the United Kingdom are characterised by a consensus that their social and political arrangements are, in a very broad sense, 'liberal'. Liberalism is not pacifism; nor are liberals necessarily respectful of traditional prohibitions that have set out to moderate excessive violence. But liberals do seek to understand their violent actions as part of a wider project of defending or expanding
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Dewey number
355/.033541
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Cromartie, Alan,
Series statement
Contemporary security studies
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  • Liberalism
  • United States
  • Military planning
  • Liberalism
  • Great Britain
  • Military planning
Label
Liberal wars : Anglo-American strategy, ideology, and practice, edited by Alan Cromartie
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 'Why We Bomb You': liberal war-makingand moral relativism in the RAF bomber offensive, 1940-45; 2 The liberal and non-liberal justification of violence against civilians; 3 Can there be a liberal military strategy?; 4 Enhancing American strategic competency; 5 War, sovereignty, and civilization from Bodin to Rawls; 6 The Iraq Inquiries: publicity, secrecy, and liberal war; 7 Maps of the mind: distance and modern war; 8 Not peace, not war: America since 1945; Index
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ocn908103390
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781138840119
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unknown
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Taylor & Francis
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908103390
Label
Liberal wars : Anglo-American strategy, ideology, and practice, edited by Alan Cromartie
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 'Why We Bomb You': liberal war-makingand moral relativism in the RAF bomber offensive, 1940-45; 2 The liberal and non-liberal justification of violence against civilians; 3 Can there be a liberal military strategy?; 4 Enhancing American strategic competency; 5 War, sovereignty, and civilization from Bodin to Rawls; 6 The Iraq Inquiries: publicity, secrecy, and liberal war; 7 Maps of the mind: distance and modern war; 8 Not peace, not war: America since 1945; Index
Control code
ocn908103390
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781138840119
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908103390

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