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Future of War

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Presents an original and controversial thesis about the future of war. This book argues that the biotechnology revolution has given war a fresh lease of life. It draws on thinkers from Hegel and Nietzsche to the postmodernists. It refers to modern fiction and films.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Foreword by Michael Evans.Preface.1. The Re-Enchantment of War.2. The Warrior of The Future: Memes or Genes?.3. Towards Post Human Warfare.4. Beyond The Death Threshold.5. The Death of Sacrifice.6. To be Concluded?.Notes.Index.

Portrait

Christopher Coker is Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the author of many books, including Waging War without Warriors (2002) and Humane Warfare (2001). He lectures regularly at Military Staff Colleges around the world.

Pressestimmen

"For all those who seek a deeper understanding of the contours of war, then this fine book should be required reading." Michael Evans, Royal Military College, Duntroon "An important and exciting book that draws on a remarkable range of sources." Andrew Linklater, University of Wales, Aberystwyth
EAN: 9781405120425
ISBN: 1405120428
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2004
Seitenanzahl: 180 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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