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Study of War

ISBN-10: 0226910016

ISBN-13: 9780226910017

Edition: 2nd (Abridged)

Authors: Quincy Wright

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Louis Leonard Wright's abridgment of this classic work reorganizes some of Wright's material and deletes footnotes and appendixes, but still retains the power and impact of the original. "The most comprehensive work ever published in any language on the history, the nature, the causes, and the cure of war. . . . A Study of War is a liberal education in the social disciplines."--Frederick L. Schuman "A major contribution to the realistic study of international relations."--Garrett Mattingly, New York Times
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Book details

List price: $52.00
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/15/1983
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 466
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

The Phenomenon of War
Concepts of War
War as a Problem
Definitions of War
Manifestations of War
The History of War
Origin of War
Animal Warfare
Primitive Warfare
Historic Warfare
Modern Warfare
Fluctuations and Trends
Techniques
Functions
Changes in War Through History
War and Changingnbsp;Conditions
War and Stability
Modernism and Stability
Conditions Making For War
Causation and War
Meaning of ""Cause""
Assumptions and Cau