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Author Gantzel, Klaus Jürgen, author.

Title Warfare since the Second World War / Klaus Jürgen Gantzel, Torsten Schwinghammer ; with an afterword by Dietrich Jung, Klaus Schlichte, and Jens Siegelberg ; translated by Jonathan P.G. Bach
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2017
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Contents Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Table and Figures -- List of Abbreviations -- Foreword -- Glossary -- 1. Purposes and Problems for the Statistical Analysis of Wars -- 1.1 Enlightenment and Peace Research -- 1.2 Theoretical and Methodological Problems -- 2. Definitions and Inclusion Criteria for the List of Wars Since the Second World War -- 2.1 Definition of "War" -- 2.2 The Wagers of War: "Aggressors" and the "Aggressed" -- 2.3 Regional Categorization of Countries at War -- 2.4 Duration of the Wars -- 2.5 Types of War -- 2.6 Forms of Conflict -- 2.7 War Termination and War Results -- 3. Reference List of Wars, 1945-1992 -- 4. Evaluating War Since 1945 -- 4.1. Methodological Remarks -- 4.2 The Steady Increase of the Global Burden of War -- 4.3 War in the Peripheries, Peace in the Center: The RegionalDistribution of the Wars -- 4.4 The Wagers of War: The Third World at War with Itself -- 4.5 Types of War: A Historical Shift in the Struggle overStatehood and Power? -- 4.6 Third-Party Intervention-A Losing Proposition? -- 4.7 Time and Suffering: Duration and Victims of War -- 4.8 Does Power Propel War? -- 4.9 What is Fought For and Where: The Forms of Conflict -- 4.10 How War Ends: Termination and Outcome -- 5. Afterword: Warfare in 1995 -- 5.1 Main Trends in Warfare after 1945 -- 5.2 Causes of War Since 1945 -- 5.3 The Fall of States and the Diffusion of Violence -- 5.4 A Political and Social Dilemma -- 5.5 On Ending Wars and Regulating Peace -- The War Register, 1945-1992 -- The Americas -- Central America and the Caribbean -- South America -- Europe -- Near and Middle East -- Africa -- North Africa -- West Africa -- Central Africa -- East Africa -- Southern Africa -- Asia -- South and Southeast Asia -- East Asia -- Appendices -- Chronological List of Wars, 1945-1992
Wars, 1945-1992, Ordered by War type -- Wars, 1945-1992, Ordered by War Number -- Directory of Wars in which the USA, the USSR/RussianFederation, or the Former Colonial Powers of Great Britain,Netherlands, Belgium, France, Portugal, and Spain Participated -- Directory of Countries at War, Ordered by Region -- Directory of Casualties and the Costs of War, 1945-1992 -- Additional Lists -- Directory of Wars Ongoing as of December 31,1992 -- Directory of Wars Waged in 1993 (as of December 31,1993) -- Directory of Wars Waged in 1994 (as of December 31,1994) -- Directory of Wars Waged in 1995 (as of December 31,1995) -- Directory of Colonial Independence -- Directory of States -- Bibliography -- Key to Authors Name
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-554)
Notes In English and German
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Subject War -- History -- 20th century.
World politics -- 1945-1989.
War.
World politics.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bach, Jonathon P. G., translator
Jung, Dietrich, writer of foreword
Schlichte, Klaus, writer of foreword.
Schwinghammer, Torsten, author.
Siegelberg, Jens, writer of foreword
ISBN 1351289713
9781351289719