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War : how conflict shaped us

text War : how conflict shaped us

Summary
"War, the instinct to fight, is inherent in human nature; peace is the aberration in history. War has shaped humanity, its institutions, its states, its values and ideas. Our very language, our public spaces, our private memories, some of our grea... Read more
Contents

Humanity, society and war -- Reasons for war -- Ways and means -- Modern war -- Making the warrior -- Fighting -- Civilians -- Controlling the uncontrollable -- War in our imaginations and our memories.

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Description
xxii, 312 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Publisher
Random House 2020

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