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The Law Of War A Documentary History

Author : Leon Friedman
ISBN : STANFORD:36105062399428
Genre : History
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Law And War

Author : Peter Maguire
ISBN : 9780231146470
Genre : Law
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"This is a revised edition of Law and war : an American story [published in 2000]."--T.p. verso.

Documents On The Laws Of War

Author : Adam Roberts
ISBN : UCSC:32106018262961
Genre : Law
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This new edition has been revised and updated to take account of the many diplomatic, legal and military developments of the last ten years. Conflicts in the Persian Gulf, the Balkans and Rwanda have ensured that the laws of war remain relevant.

War Crimes Genocide And Justice

Author : D. Crowe
ISBN : 9781137037015
Genre : Political Science
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In this sweeping, definitive work, historian David Crowe offers an unflinching account of the long and troubled history of genocide and war crimes. From ancient atrocities to more recent horrors, he traces their disturbing consistency but also the heroic efforts made to break seemingly intractable patterns of violence and retribution.

Changes In Law And Society During The Civil War And Reconstruction

Author : Christian G. Samito
ISBN : 0809328895
Genre : History
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The first comprehensive collection of legal history documents from the Civil War and Reconstruction, this volume shows the profound legal changes that occurred during the Civil War era and highlights how law, society, and politics inextricably mixed and set American legal development on particular paths that were not predetermined. Editor Christian G. Samito has carefully selected excerpts from legislation, public and legislative debates, court cases, investigations of white supremacist violence in the South, and rare court-martial records, added his expert analysis, and illustrated the selections with telling period artwork to create an outstanding resource that demonstrates the rich and important legal history of the era.

A World History Of War Crimes

Author : Michael Bryant
ISBN : 9781472505026
Genre : History
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A World History of War Crimes provides a truly global history of war crimes and the involvement of the legal systems faced with these acts. Documenting the long historical arc traced by human efforts to limit warfare, from codes of war in antiquity designed to maintain a religiously conceived cosmic order to the gradual use in the modern age of the criminal trial as a means of enforcing universal norms, this book provides a comprehensive one-volume account of war and the laws that have governed conflict since the dawn of world civilizations. Throughout his narrative, Michael Bryant locates the origin and evolution of the law of war in the interplay between different cultures. While showing that no single philosophical idea underlay the law of war in world history, this volume also proves that war in global civilization has rarely been an anarchic free-for-all. Rather, from its beginnings warfare has been subject to certain constraints defined by the unique needs and cosmological understandings of the cultures that produce them. Only in late modernity has law assumed its current international humanitarian form. The criminalization of war crimes in international courts today is only the most recent development of the ancient theme of constraining when and how war may be fought.

From Solidarity To Martial Law

Author : Andrzej Paczkowski
ISBN : 9637326960
Genre : History
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Presents 95 documents on the months between Au. 1980 when Solidarity was founded and Dec. 1981 when Polish authorities declared martial law and crushed the opposition movement.

The Lincoln County War

Author : Frederick W. Nolan
ISBN : 9780865347212
Genre : History
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Nolan weaves stories and opinions about Lincoln County and Billy the Kid together with his own insightful commentary to produce a seamless, immensely readable account enlivened with 83 photographs and three maps.

Tom Clancy S Net Force State Of War

Author : Tom Clancy
ISBN : 9781101002490
Genre : Fiction
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling creators of Op-Center comes a different kind of law enforcement. In the year 2010, computers are the new superpowers. Those who control them control the world. To enforce the Net Laws, Congress creates the ultimate computer security agency within the FBI: Net Force®. Minor viruses are eating away at the Net Force computers. The e-mail shut-downs and flickering monitors are hardly emergencies—but they’ve been keeping the tech department hopping. Same with the sudden rash of time-consuming lawsuits. No one in Net Force has a moment to spare, which is exactly the way Mitchell Townsend Ames wants it. Because when the shadowy mastermind launches his master plan, he wants Net Force to be looking the other way…

Science Strategy And War

Author : Frans P.B. Osinga
ISBN : 9781134197095
Genre : History
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John Boyd is often known exclusively for the so-called ‘OODA’ loop model he developed. This model refers to a decision-making process and to the idea that military victory goes to the side that can complete the cycle from observation to action the fastest. This book aims to redress this state of affairs and re-examines John Boyd’s original contribution to strategic theory. By highlighting diverse sources that shaped Boyd’s thinking, and by offering a comprehensive overview of Boyd’s work, this volume demonstrates that the common interpretation of the meaning of Boyd’s OODA loop concept is incomplete. It also shows that Boyd’s work is much more comprehensive, richer and deeper than is generally thought. With his ideas featuring in the literature on Network Centric Warfare, a key element of the US and NATO’s so-called ‘military transformation’ programmes, as well as in the debate on Fourth Generation Warfare, Boyd continues to exert a strong influence on Western military thinking. Dr Osinga demonstrates how Boyd’s work can helps us to understand the new strategic threats in the post- 9/11 world, and establishes why John Boyd should be regarded as one of the most important (post)modern strategic theorists.

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