The War Complex

Author: Marianna Torgovnick
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226808796
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Marianna Torgovnick argues that we have lived, since the end of World War II, under the power of a war complex—a set of repressed ideas and impulses that stems from our unresolved attitudes toward the technological acceleration of mass ...

In Time Of War

Author: Adam J. Berinsky
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226043460
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With Iraq and Afghanistan now competing for attention with urgent issues within the United States, In Time of War offers a timely reminder of the full extent to which foreign and domestic politics profoundly influence—and ultimately ...

The First World War

Author: John Keegan
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407064126
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The First World War created the modern world.

The Long Shadow

Author: David Reynolds
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0857206389
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In TheLong Shadow, critically acclaimed author David Reynolds seeks to redress the balance by exploring the true impact of 1914-18 on the 20th century.

Victorious Insurgencies

Author: Anthony James Joes
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813126142
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Four Rebellions that Shaped Our World Anthony James Joes ... or forced to begin
a new “Long March,” probably across Mongolia to Soviet Russia.77 But war with
Japan changed everything. ... eventual triumph of the Communists in China.80
Japan's Vision World War II in the Pacific had been preparing for a very long time.

War Journey Witness To The Last Campaign Of World War Ii

Author: William H. Dobbs
ISBN: 1105418766
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OR me, and for those like me who lived through it, World War II was an event that
shaped our lives forever after. Although we did not know it at the time, our young
lives were preparing us for the war to come. Each of us grew up in our own ...

The Era Of World War Ii Through Contemporary Times

Author: Kathy Sammis
Publisher: Walch Publishing
ISBN: 9780825138799
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After World War I, the United States had tried to reduce its involvement in world
affairs. World War II drew the ... When you're done, you'll have a better grasp of
these years that have shaped our contemporary world. Focus on U.S. History:
The ...

War Time

Author: Mary L. Dudziak
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199913471
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We treat it as if it were a distinct feature of our world, as if warfare brought with it a
particular temporality. ... Stephen Kern argues that World War I displaced a
multiplicity of “private times,” and imposed “homogenous time,” ... During the
French Revolution, for example, Lynn Hunt suggests that “a new kind of
voluntarism” opened up, and with it the idea that “human will could consciously
shape the future.

21 Speeches That Shaped Our World

Author: Chris Abbott
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407063235
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The people and ideas that changed the way we think Chris Abbott ... dealt with
within a very short period of time. ... World War I broke out nine months after
Pankhurst's speech and campaigning for women's suffrage was suspended in
order to ...