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The Resource Why war? : the cultural logic of Iraq, the Gulf War, and Suez, Philip Smith, (electronic resource)

Why war? : the cultural logic of Iraq, the Gulf War, and Suez, Philip Smith, (electronic resource)

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Why war? : the cultural logic of Iraq, the Gulf War, and Suez
Title
Why war?
Title remainder
the cultural logic of Iraq, the Gulf War, and Suez
Statement of responsibility
Philip Smith
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Why did America invade Iraq? Why do nations choose to fight certain wars and not others? How do we bring ourselves to believe that the sacrifice of our troops is acceptable? For most, the answers to these questions are tied to struggles for power or resources and the machinations of particular interest groups. Philip Smith argues that this realist answer to the age-old "why war?" question is insufficient. Instead, Smith suggests that every war has its roots in the ways we tell and interpret stories. Comprised of case studies of the War in Iraq, the Gulf War, and the Suez Crisis, Why War? decod
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1964-
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Smith, Philip
Dewey number
303.6/6
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • War and society
  • War (Philosophy)
  • Politics and culture
  • Culture conflict
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • Egypt
  • Égypte
Label
Why war? : the cultural logic of Iraq, the Gulf War, and Suez, Philip Smith, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-246) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Why war? : theorizing the role of culture and civil discourse -- Investigating culture in war : methodology, causality, case studies, and data -- The Suez crisis of 1956 -- The Gulf War of 1991 -- The war in Iraq of 2003 -- War and narrative
Control code
ocn615627991
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 254 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226763910
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)615627991
Label
Why war? : the cultural logic of Iraq, the Gulf War, and Suez, Philip Smith, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-246) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Why war? : theorizing the role of culture and civil discourse -- Investigating culture in war : methodology, causality, case studies, and data -- The Suez crisis of 1956 -- The Gulf War of 1991 -- The war in Iraq of 2003 -- War and narrative
Control code
ocn615627991
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 254 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226763910
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)615627991

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