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War! What Is It Good For?
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Ian Morris
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-15 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A powerful and provocative exploration of how war has changed our society—for the better "War! . . . . / What is it good for? / Absolutely nothing," says the famous song—but archaeology, history, and biology show that war in fact has been good for something. Surprising as it sounds,
War! what is it Good For?
Language: en
Pages: 343
Authors: Kimberley L. Phillips
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-01 - Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

Examines how African Americans' participation in the nation's wars after President Truman's order to intergrate the military, and their protracted struggles for equal citizenship, galvanized the antiwar activism that reshaped their struggles for freedom.
War! What Is It Good For?
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Kimberley Phillips Boehm
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-15 - Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

African Americans' long campaign for "the right to fight" forced Harry Truman to issue his 1948 executive order calling for equality of treatment and opportunity in the armed forces. In War! What Is It Good For?, Kimberley Phillips examines how blacks' participation in the nation's wars after Truman's order and
War: What is it good for?
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Ian Morris
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-03 - Publisher: Profile Books

War is one of the greatest human evils. It has ruined livelihoods, provoked unspeakable atrocities and left countless millions dead. It has caused economic chaos and widespread deprivation. And the misery it causes poisons foreign policy for future generations. But, argues bestselling historian Ian Morris, in the very long term,
War What Is It Good For?
Language: en
Pages: 100
Authors: Steve Twelvetree
Categories: War poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-01 - Publisher: Poetry Now

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