The Violence of Peace: America's Wars in the Age of Obama

The Violence of Peace: America's Wars in the Age of Obama

by Stephen L. Carter, Clive Priddle

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ISBN-13: 9780984295166
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 01/11/2011
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 367 KB
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

About the Author

Stephen L. Carter is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale University, where he has taught since 1982. He is also the author of seven books of nonfiction.



Date of Birth:

October 26, 1954

Place of Birth:

Washington, D.C.


B.A. Stanford University, 1976; J.D., Yale Law School, 1979

What People are Saying About This

Former Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen

• “In this brilliant examination of the moral dimensions involved in our nation’s decision to wage—or refuse to wage—war, Stephen L. Carter writes with the intellectual profundity of a scholar and the grace of a gifted novelist. The Violence of Peace is a must-read.” --(Former Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen)

Henry Louis Gates Jr.

• “In this very important book, Stephen Carter demands, and provides, a clear-eyed ethical examination of Obama's ideas about just and unjust war — nothing less than what is worth dying for.” --(Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University Professor, Harvard University)

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