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Secret Wars

Austin Carson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181769
eISBN:
9780691184241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181769.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the first book to systematically analyze the ways that powerful states covertly participate in foreign wars, showing a recurring pattern of such behavior stretching from World War I to ... More


A Limited-War Theory of Secrecy

Austin Carson

in Secret Wars

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181769
eISBN:
9780691184241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181769.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter defines and takes stock of the challenge of war escalation and the practice of limited war. It develops a logic for secrecy based on shared fears of large-scale conflict escalation. The ... More


African World Wars: Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo on the Modern Battlefield

Jason Lyall

in Divided Armies: Inequality and Battlefield Performance in Modern War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691192444
eISBN:
9780691194158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192444.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter extends the argument to the modern era by comparing the battlefield performance of Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) during two of the most destructive conventional ... More


Prospects of Defeat, Obligations of Honour

Arthur J. Marder

in Old Friends New Enemies: Volume 2: The Pacific War 1942-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201502
eISBN:
9780191674907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201502.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

The first section of this chapter examines the sinews of modern war. It looks at the impact of American unrestricted submarine warfare on Japan, IJN's concepts of naval power and trade protection, ... More


Inequality and Early Modern War: The Cases of Morocco and Kokand

Jason Lyall

in Divided Armies: Inequality and Battlefield Performance in Modern War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691192444
eISBN:
9780691194158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192444.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter contrasts the Sultanate of Morocco's strong performance during the 1859–1860 Spanish–Moroccan War with the Khanate of Kokand's disastrous outing during its 1864–1865 war with Russia. ... More


‘Time and the Soldier’: Experiences of Time in the Great War

Nicolas Beaupré

in Time on a Human Scale: Experiencing the Present in Europe, 1860-1930

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197266977
eISBN:
9780191955488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266977.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter digs into the variety of temporal challenges posed by the war, and uncovers the practice of writing as a way of locating one’s self in time. Soldiers living at the front experienced a ... More


Editor's Introduction

Brian Bond

in The First World War and British Military History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222996
eISBN:
9780191678561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222996.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the historiography of World War I. This book was inspired by the need for a historical counterpart of Paul Fussell's The ... More


Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Geoffrey G. Field

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Blood, Sweat, and Toil is the first major history of the British working class in the Second World War. The book integrates social, political, and labour history and reflects the most ... More


War Stories: Suffering and Sacrifice in the Civil War North

Frances M. Clarke

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226108629
eISBN:
9780226108643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226108643.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The American Civil War is often seen as the first modern war, not least because of its immense suffering. Yet unlike later conflicts, it did not produce an outpouring of disillusionment or cynicism, ... More


The Hollywood War Film and Conflict

Terence McSweeney

in Studying the Hurt Locker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325734
eISBN:
9781800342408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325734.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter assesses the importance of films about wars, which crystallises an image of the conflict depicted that remains influential at the time of its release and for audiences in the years after ... More


Introduction

Lynn Dumenil

in The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631219
eISBN:
9781469631233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631219.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introduction sets out the way in which the book explores women's wartime experiences in the context of politics and protest, home-front mobilization, service abroad, blue-collar and white-collar ... More


Unlawful Combatants: A Genealogy of the Irregular Fighter

Sibylle Scheipers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199646111
eISBN:
9780191756160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646111.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The status of irregular fighters is one of the most contentious issues in contemporary armed conflicts. This book investigates how the dichotomy between the irregular and the regular evolved in the ... More


Assessing Westway’s Outcome

William W. Buzbee

in Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451904
eISBN:
9780801470301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451904.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter assesses Westway's defeat, starting with an examination of the consequences, then looking at the outcome both under the law and facts relevant to the Westway proposal and as a lens to ... More


Epilogue: If Westway Were Proposed Today?

William W. Buzbee

in Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451904
eISBN:
9780801470301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451904.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This concluding chapter considers the possibility of a similar project suffering the same fate as Westway in more contemporary times, analyzing more broadly the state of regulatory wars and what ... More


Epilogue: If Westway Were Proposed Today?

William W. Buzbee

in Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451904
eISBN:
9780801470301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451904.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This concluding chapter considers the possibility of a similar project suffering the same fate as Westway in more contemporary times, analyzing more broadly the state of regulatory wars and what ... More


14 Assessing Westway’s Outcome

William W. Buzbee

in Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451904
eISBN:
9780801470301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451904.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter assesses Westway's defeat, starting with an examination of the consequences, then looking at the outcome both under the law and facts relevant to the Westway proposal and as a lens to ... More


Perspectives on the Global Flow of Information

Ramesh Subramanian and Eddan Katz

in The Global Flow of Information: Legal, Social, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748114
eISBN:
9780814749470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748114.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter presents the book's rationale which is to provide more contemporary perspectives to the nature, effects, and consequences of global networks and information flows. The plurality of views ... More


Light Footprint, Low Profile, Low Information: Civil-Military Relations and the 2017 Niger Attacks

Alice Hunt Friend

in Reconsidering American Civil-Military Relations: The Military, Society, Politics, and Modern War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197535493
eISBN:
9780197535530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535493.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the following questions: How do operations conducted “below the threshold” of major war affect U S civil-military relations? Conversely, how does the state of civil-military ... More


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