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Civilians in War (International Peace Academy Occasional Paper)

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Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International human rights law,
  • Other warfare & defence issues,
  • War victims,
  • History,
  • Combatants and noncombatants (,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Civilian war casualties,
  • Military - World War I,
  • 20th century,
  • Combatants and noncombatants (International law),
  • Military history, Modern

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsInternational Peace Academy (Corporate Author), Simon Chesterman (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8575931M
    ISBN 101555879659
    ISBN 109781555879655

      Turse’s book has shifted the focus of the Vietnam War from the stories of American soldiers to the stories of the civilians whose suffering was orders of magnitude higher.   At the beginning of the twentieth century only 10%% of those who died in war were civilians. In World War 2 more than 50% of those who died .

    This book addresses crucial issues in an era in which historians have come to appreciate that a full understanding of war must address its victims as well as its victors, and when policymakers are perhaps more concerned than ever with minimizing the impact of war on civilian society. 1. Legitimate ‘hard’ targets such as factories were right in the middle of cities and towns, and were surrounded by houses that were for the most part the homes of the factory workers. Because the bombers weren’t pinpoint accurate, even if they we.

    Japanese civilians were told that the Americans would rape and kill them and this lead to great fear of America and simply fed the Japanese desire to die rather than surrender. Even when it was clear that Japan would lose the war the government told the populous that they were winning. File Size: 36KB. 'Resisting War makes a pioneering contribution to the study of civil conflict and insurgency. Kaplan’s book is an exemplary piece of research that provides a captivating and rigorous telling of how civilians in conflict zones protect their own safety.' Dotan A. Haim Source: Perspectives on PoliticsCited by:


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Killing Civilians is the result of three years work which has included research visits to war zones in Liberia, Northern Uganda, Israel and Palestine. The Canadian Government and HD Centre funded this work and are also intent on supporting lecture tours and wider dissemination of the by: No they couldn't, but as in war, post war/politics, it is always the civilians who suffer.

BUT my biggest gripe and let down about the book was a part on how Churchill let Russian POW go back to the Soviet Union knowing that the vast majority of them would be executed by the soviets for desertion and/or political by: 6.

This book will quickly become a classic.” —Robert Jay Lifton, author of Death in Life: Survivors of Hiroshima In Bombing Civilians, leading experts Marilyn B. Young and Yuki Tanaka have brought together a group of distinguished scholars from Japan, the United States, and Europe to explore the history of Civilians in War book bombing, examining.

Killing Civilians book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When civilians suffer in war, it is often a deliberate act. Massac /5. Mark Grimsley is an associate professor of history at Ohio State University.

He is the author of The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy toward Southern Civilians. and coauthor of The Collapse of the Confederacy (Nebraska ). Clifford J. Rogers is an associate professor of history at the United States Military Academy. This title seeks to expand the tools available to international actors endeavouring to protect civilians in times of war.

It presents a range of perspectives on the evolving norms of international humanitarian law and humanitarian actors can persuade belligerants to respect those s: 1.

THE CONFEDERATE WAR: How Popular Will, Nationalism, and Military Strategy Could Not Stave off Defeat, Mark Grimsley. THE HARD HAND OF WAR: Union Military Policy Toward Southern CiviliansRichard F.

Miller. HARVARD'S CIVIL WAR: A History of the Twentieth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Reid Mitchell. Modern war affects civilians far more and far longer than combatants.

The average American soldier spent 12 months in Vietnam. The average Vietnamese civilian might Author: Mike Hastie. The Civilian War explores home front encounters between elite Confederate women and Union soldiers during Sherman’s March, a campaign that put women at the center of a Union army operation for the first time.

Ordered to crush the morale as well as the military infrastructure of the Confederacy, Sherman and his army increasingly targeted wealthy civilians in their progress through Georgia and.

University of Pennsylvania history Professor Kathy Peiss talked about her book, Information Hunters: When Librarians, Soldiers, and Spies Banded Together in World War II detailed how. War Crimes Against Southern Civilians chapters are organized by engagements recorded from and follows the timeline very closely.

The organization of the chapters is done in a manner that it is easy for a reader to follow and creates a clear account of how these events progressed throughout the war. The recognition of the need to place the discussion of civilians in war within a historical and political context is one of the book's virtues.

So is the use of in-depth and carefully researched case-studies on Namibia, Angola, Mozambique, Colombia, and Rwanda. In this vitally important book on a topic of acute concern for anyone interested in military strategy, international security, or human rights, Alexander B.

Downes reminds readers that democratic and authoritarian governments alike will sometimes deliberately kill large.

His book recognises that Germany initiated the air war in the autumn ofw British civilians died in German raids launched from the French and Belgian coasts. Nick McDonell’s striking new book about America’s forever war, The Bodies in Person, is a call to contain or minimize one kind of outrageous violence: the killing of civilians in America’s.

Buy a cheap copy of War Crimes Against Southern Civilians book by Walter Brian Cisco. This is the untold story of the Union's hard war against the people of the Confederacy. Styled the Black Flag campaign, it was agreed to by Lincoln in a council Free shipping over $   “Collateral Damage: Civilians in War” was a panel of the 66th annual Conference on World Affairs, hosted by the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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Description. Concerns for the lives of soldiers and innocent civilians have come to underpin Western, and particularly American, warfare. Yet this new mode of conflict faces a dilemma: these two norms have opened new areas of vulnerability that have been systematically exploited by non-state by: 3.

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May not include supplemental items (like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc). Will be a good Reading copy. WAR CRIMES AGAINST SOUTHERN CIVILIANS By Walter Cisco - Hardcover.5/5(3).: The Valley Forge Winter: Civilians and Soldiers in War () by Bodle, Wayne and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(17).Get this from a library!

The Valley Forge winter: civilians and soldiers in war. [Wayne K Bodle] -- "The traditional account portrays Valley Forge in the s as a desolate wilderness far removed from civilian society.

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