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Shadow Wars: Chasing Conflict in an Era of Peace

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ISBN-10: 1612345700

ISBN-13: 9781612345703

Edition: 2013

Authors: David Axe

List price: $29.95
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Warfare’s evolution, especially since 2001, has irrevocably changed the meaning of war. In the twentieth century—humankind’s bloodiest—231 million people died in armed conflicts. Battlefield deaths since then have been steadily declining, despite the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and by 2012 less than 1 person in a million dies in war every year. This drastic change has led some academics to label our era one of peace, recalling the erroneously named Hundred Years’ Peace or Pax Britannica of the nineteenth century, which nonetheless saw many violent conflicts.But war hasn’t gone extinct. It has merely evolved. In Shadow Wars, journalist David Axe tells the story of the new war era—one of…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Potomac Books Inc
Binding: Cloth Text 
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English