Why Wars Widen: A Theory of Predation and Balancing / Edition 1

Why Wars Widen: A Theory of Predation and Balancing / Edition 1

by Stacy Bergstrom Haldi
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0714653071

ISBN-13: 9780714653075

Pub. Date: 06/01/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This work explains how wars are most likely to escalate when the effects of warfare are limited. The author demonstrates that total wars during the modern era were very violent and were far less likely to spread, yet the cost of warfare is falling making future conflicts more likely to spread.

Overview

This work explains how wars are most likely to escalate when the effects of warfare are limited. The author demonstrates that total wars during the modern era were very violent and were far less likely to spread, yet the cost of warfare is falling making future conflicts more likely to spread.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714653075
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Predation, Balancing and Political Cost 2. The Seven Years' War 3. The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars 4. The Crimean War 5. World War 1

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