War And Peace And War

Author: Peter Turchin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101126912
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Like Jared Diamond in Guns, Germs, and Steel, Peter Turchin in War and Peace and War uses his expertise in evolutionary biology to make a highly original argument about the rise and fall of empires.

The Mind Of Mithraists

Author: Luther H. Martin
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 147258421X
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War and Peace and War: The Rise and Fall of Empires. New York: Penguin
Books. Vanderlip, Vera Frederika. 1972. The Four Greek Hymns of Isidorus and
the Cult of Isis. Toronto: A. M. Hakkert. Veyne, Paul. 2010. Foucault: His Thought,
His Character, translated by J. Lloyd. Cambridge: Polity Press. Wiebe, Donald.
2013. “Pseudo-Speciation of the Human Race: Religions as HazardPrecaution
Systems.” Method and Theory in the Study of Religion 25.4/5:410–430. Woody,
Erik Z. and ...

The Geography Of War And Peace

Author: Colin Flint
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195347517
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17. Ibid., 15–28. 18. Ibid., 43. 19. Ahmad, Confronting Empire, 95. 20. Hoffman,
Inside Terrorism, 43. 21. Walzer, Just and Unjust Wars, 197. 22. Ibid. 23.
Crenshaw, “Thoughts on Relating Terrorism to Historical Contexts.” 24. Taylor
and Flint, Political Geography, 9–11. 25. Hoffman, Inside Terrorism, 44. 26. Said,
Orientalism. 27. Agnew, “Territorial Trap.” 28. Agnew, “Mapping Political Power
beyond State Boundaries.” 29. James, Rise and Fall of the British Empire;
Johnson, Blowback.

The Rise And Fall Of The Japanese Empire

Author: David H James
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136925465
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The Fall of the Japanese Empire In an 'Estimate of Japanese National strength at
the outbreak of the Greater East Asia War as of December, 1941.' prepared for
the Imperial Japanese General Staff, the following occurs:— ' . .. In a greatly
changing world situation, the policy adopted by the Japanese Empire is to attain
a position of self-sufficiency based upon national strength which it can maintain
independently. In determining the over-all policy of war or peace, it is always
necessary ...

War Peace And International Security

Author: Jan Eichler
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137601515
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... study of war and peace in the period between 1914 and 2014, which saw
empires fall (Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire) and new states rise (
Poland, Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia), even if all these examples were results
of World War I. This period saw new empires rise and fall (e.g. the USSR, which
rose as a result of World War II but fell at the end of the Cold War), and during the
last 25 years, new states rose and even fought each other (Mansfield and Snyder

The Rise And Fall Of Modern Empires Volume I

Author: Owen White
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351882767
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The Indian Army could not recruit for a prolonged modern war on the basis of a
battalion unit less than 1000 strong, even if these were grouped in threes. But the
restructuring of the army which was ... one training and a Territorial Force
battalion. The training battalion provided recruits to the other battalions in peace
and war.112 The new system carefully preserved the old unit traditions, but also
retained the narrow recruiting base which had proved inadequate in the First
World War.

The Rise And Fall Of The American Empire

Author: Rocky M. Mirza
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1425113834
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help Mexico regain territory lost in the US-Mexican War if Mexico helped
Germany to defeat the US. Since Wilson was willing to wage war on Germany so
that the US did not have to return territory conquered by the US through war it
seems incredible that Wilson would not expect the victorious Europeans Allies to
claim territory or reparations from the defeated Central Powers. Wilson's Fourteen
Points plan for peace assumed that Europeans would believe America's empty
rhetoric of ...

The Rise And Fall Of The Spanish Empire

Author: William S. Maltby
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137133589
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They were not supposed to make war or peace without Spanish consent and
remained dependent on Spain for a large part of their military budget. The
traditional system of government inherited from Charles V would be retained. The
death of Philip II therefore left the Netherlands divided in two parts: the Republic
of the Netherlands, whose independence would not be recognized by Spain until
1647, and the Spanish Netherlands, the provinces that would one day become

The Christian Remembrancer

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... purpose, political wisdom in general,—became the element by which the
succession of events was harmonized and reduced to system; by it effect was
linked to cause; to it was attributed the progress and ramifications of civilization,
the vicissitudes of war and peace, and the rise and fall of empires. Hence arose
the masterpieces of historical composition,-- the works of Thucydides, Tacitus,
Hume, and Gibbon. Here every thing is human, and the mind of man is regarded
as the moving ...