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... international security, and international political economy; and to focus on creating a selective, prominent list dedicated to international relations. MAKING WAR ON THE WORLD HOW TRANSNATIONAL VIOLENCE RESHAPES GLOBAL.

Author: Mark Shirk

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231554305

Category: Political Science

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The state bounds politics: it constructs and enforces boundaries that separate what it controls from what lies outside its domain. However, states face a variety of threats that cross and challenge their geographical and conceptual boundaries. Transnational violent actors that transcend these boundaries also defy the state’s claims to political authority and legitimacy. Mark Shirk examines historical and contemporary state responses to transnational violence to develop a new account of the making of global orders. He considers a series of crises that plagued the state system in different eras: golden-age piracy in the eighteenth century, anarchist “propagandists of the deed” at the turn of the twentieth, and al-Qaeda in recent years. Shirk argues that states redraw conceptual boundaries, such as between “international” and “domestic,” to make sense of and defeat transnational threats. In response to forms of political violence that challenged boundaries, states developed creative responses that included new forms of control, surveillance, and rights. As a result, these responses gradually made and transformed the state and global order. Shirk draws on extensive archival research and interviews with policy makers and experts, and he explores the implications for understandings of state formation. Combining rich detail and theoretical insight, Making War on the World reveals the role of pirates, anarchists, and terrorists in shaping global order.
2022-03-01 By Mark Shirk

Making. of. the. Modern. World. If you have the intention to really prepare for war, you must see that you have state control of everything – first conscript all the manpower of the empire, then run and manage your railways and ships so ...

Author: Jeremy Black

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781441134615

Category: History

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This new work demonstrates how the outcome of the First World War has formed the modern world we live in today. The First World War was the Great War for its leading participants. In revisiting the events of 1914-1918 a century on, Jeremy Black considers how we now look at the impact of the conflict across the globe and how it came to be World War I in our consciousness. For millions, both soldiers and civilians, the conflict proved fatal. The suffering and loss of the war provides much of its resonance and significance, but this book seeks to throw light beyond this, not least in asking how it ended in victory and defeat. Casting aside the conventional narrative, Jeremy Black returns to a vast range of original sources and investigates not only the key events of the war, but its consequences in restructuring the old order. As its significance has changed with time, and not only with the loss of first-hand testimony, Black considers the struggle not only in its historical context but through its memorialisation today.
2011-03-17 By Jeremy Black

Structure, Politics, and Decision-Making Jack S. Levy, John A. Vasquez ... greater explanatory leverage if we explicitly link the interactive effects of rivalry dynamics as a key causal mechanism to the onset of the First World War.

Author: Jack S. Levy

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107042452

Category: History

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Brings together leading historians and international relations scholars to debate the causes of the First World War.
2014-04-03 By Jack S. Levy

Making bullets and bombs for every war machine and soldier's gun was a giant undertaking. One of the big ammunition plants was located in our neighboring town of Grand Island, Nebraska. Overnight, the auto industry stopped making ...

Author: Donna Mae Knapp

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781462857807

Category: History

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2011-06-02 By Donna Mae Knapp

and very probably war . ... politics and society but also led to the creation of a body of nationalist opinion and the development of an aggressive imperialist rhetoric that contributed to making war seem acceptable and even desirable .

Author: James Joll

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0582423791

Category: History

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James Joll was one of the 20th centurys most eminent historians of international history. In this now classic text he produced a careful, clear and concise evaluation of the multitude of explanations that had been advanced to explain the causes of one of the most significant events in modern history. In this new edition Gordon Martel has seamlessly weaved into the original text the enormous amount of new research on the subject that has been conducted by historians over the past twenty years. New arguments and the new debates that this research have generated have been integrated, and the bibliography expanded and updated. The Origins of the First World War is an ambitious and wide-ranging analysis of the historical forces at work in the Europeof 1914, and the very different ways in which historians have subsequently attempted to understand them.
2007 By James Joll

China had a totally inadequate industry for making war. Except for coal, with which China was bursting, it was generally short of accessible raw materials. Initially it had a pitifully small steel industry. Its equipment for generating ...

Author: Guy Wint

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141959887

Category: History

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First published in 1972 under the title TOTAL WAR, THE PENGUIN HISTORY OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR was designed by its authors to show a rising generation why the Second World War happened and how it was conducted. In this bold feat of compression they give as much stress and space to political, social and moral forces (not to mention intelligence and other activities 'behind the line') as to the ensuing clashes of arms. This acclaimed analysis of the causes and courses of the Second World War has stood the tests of time and criticism.
1999-09-02 By Guy Wint

The refrain also helps establish the extreme youth of boys inveigled into war . ... If they insist upon making war their theme then their work , she suggests , should mirror the real : If you must wax descriptive , Do get the background ...

Author: Nosheen Khan

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

ISBN: 0813116775

Category: Literary Criticism

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1988-01-01 By Nosheen Khan

Volume 6: The Global War Horst Boog, Werner Rahn, Reinhard Stumpf, Bernd Wegner ... from the enemy's means to fight to 'the will of the German people to continue the war', i.e. the transition to making war on the civilian population.

Author: Horst Boog

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780191606847

Category: History

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This is the sixth volume in the comprehensive and authoritative series, Germany and the Second World War. It deals with the extension of a European into a global war in the period from 1941 to 1943. It focuses on the politics, strategy, and operations of the belligerent powers as Germany lost the initiative to the Allies, and it represents, both in content and in composition, the climax and turning points of the war. Series description This is the sixth in the magisterial ten-volume Germany and the Second World War series. The six volumes so far published in German take the story to 1943, and have achieved international acclaim as a major contribution to historical study. Under the auspices of the Militärgeschichtliches Forschungsamt [Research Institute for Military History], a team of renowned historians has combined a full synthesis of existing material with the latest research to produce what will be the definitive history of the Second World War from the German point of view. The comprehensive analysis, based on detailed scholarly research, is underpinned by a full apparatus of maps, diagrams, and tables. Intensively researched and documented, Germany and the Second World War is an undertaking of unparalleled scope and authority. It will prove indispensable to all historians of the twentieth century.
2001-09-13 By Horst Boog

The three who fell are those leaders who would not go along with the Antichrist, and they are eliminated. I was watching; and the same horn was making war against the saints, and prevailing against them, until the Ancient of Days came, ...

Author: Meyer Stahl

Publisher: WestBowPress

ISBN: 9781490806815

Category: Religion

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Why is the book of Revelation so difficult to understand? It is full of symbolism, ferocious animals and horses of varying colors, humanity being destroyed, and a woman riding a beast. It's supposed to be a book of revealing. The author spent forty-three years studying the Bible and found "keys of understanding.” The keys are found throughout the Bible. They unlock the book of Revelation for us today. Most prophecies are for the end time we are now approaching. We need to understand them. No one wants to read a book concerning all bad news about World War III and the great tribulation. But there is good news following the bad. Can you imagine a world at peace? All armies are disbanded, all weapons melted down into farm implements. You will read the good news about the return of the Prince Of Peace, Jesus Christ's coming as King of Kings.
2013-10-29 By Meyer Stahl

... hence making war more likely. The book is divided chronologically into four periods: 1920¥1928, when the world«s industrial nations sought¦ultimately in vain¦to restore something resembling the prewar economic order; 1928¥1933, ...

Author: John E. Moser

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317259015

Category: Political Science

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The Global Great Depression and the Coming of World War II demonstrates the ways in which the economic crisis of the late 1920s and early 1930s helped to cause and shape the course of the Second World War. Historian John E. Moser points to the essential uniformity in the way in which the world s industrialized and industrializing nations responded to the challenge of the Depression. Among these nations, there was a move away from legislative deliberation and toward executive authority; away from free trade and toward the creation of regional trading blocs; away from the international gold standard and toward managed national currencies; away from chaotic individual liberty and toward rational regimentation; in other words, away from classical liberalism and toward some combination of corporatism, nationalism, and militarism.For all the similarities, however, there was still a great divide between two different general approaches to the economic crisis. Those countries that enjoyed easy, unchallenged access to resources and markets the United States, Great Britain, the Soviet Union, and France tended to turn inward, erecting tariff walls and promoting domestic recovery at the expense of the international order. On the other hand, those nations that lacked such access Germany and Japan sought to take the necessary resources and markets by force. The interplay of these powers, then, constituted the dynamic of international relations of the 1930s: have-nots attempting to achieve self-sufficiency through aggressive means, challenging haves that were too distrustful of one another, and too preoccupied with their own domestic affairs, to work cooperatively in an effort to stop them.
2015-11-17 By John E. Moser