A Century of Media a Century of War

A Century of Media  a Century of War

Topics include: the arms supply scandal involving Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North in 1987, the Gulf War and TV channel CNN, the films Black hawk down, Courage under fire, Three kings, Saving Private Ryan.

Author: Robin Andersen

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 0820478938

Category: History

Page: 350

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Forged over the course of a century, the connections between war and media run long and deep. As this book reveals, the history of war and its telling has been a battle over public perception. The selection of which stories are told and which are ignored helps justify past battles and ensure future wars. Narratives of protest and pain, defeat and suffering, guilt and abuse struggle to be heard amid the empowering myths of war and heroism. As Robin Andersen argues, the history of struggle between war and its representation has changed the way war is fought and the way we tell the stories of war. Information management, once called censorship and propaganda, has developed in tandem with new media technologies. Now, digital imaging creates virtual battlefields as computer-based technologies transform the weapons of war. Along the way, images on the nightly news, on movie screens, and in video games have turned war into entertainment. In the grip of virtual war, it is difficult to realize the loss of compassion or the consequences for democracy.
Categories: History

A Century of War

A Century of War

This is a story about power, power over entire nations and continents. The story describes the vehicle to that unparalleled power over nations, oil, and the vital role it has played in peace as well as wars in the past century.

Author: William Engdahl

Publisher: Edition.Engdahl

ISBN: 3981326326

Category: Great Britain

Page: 356

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This is a story about power, power over entire nations and continents. The story describes the vehicle to that unparalleled power over nations, oil, and the vital role it has played in peace as well as wars in the past century. Henry Kissinger, the former American Secretary of State put it succinctly during the first oil shock of the early 1970's. He declared, "Control the oil and you control entire nations." A thin red line runs through the history of the world since Fashoda, and that is covered in oil and blood. This book is not for the faint of heart, but it is meant to provoke reflection and discussion among those who can see beyond the daily media manipulation of reality that is called news.
Categories: Great Britain

A Century of War

A Century of War

A realistic and varied presentation of twentieth-century conflicts at every level and on every continent encompasses full-color photographs, maps, and charts that document modern warfare, from the turn of the century to the most recent wars ...

Author: David Miller

Publisher: Gramercy

ISBN: 0517184400

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 112

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A realistic and varied presentation of twentieth-century conflicts at every level and on every continent encompasses full-color photographs, maps, and charts that document modern warfare, from the turn of the century to the most recent wars, written by an expert in the field.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

A Century of War

A Century of War

Author: John V. Denson

Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute

ISBN: 1933550066

Category: Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)

Page: 215

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Categories: Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)

Century of War

Century of War

Looks at the interwoven nature of politics and warfare and offers a critical view of modern warfare by exploring the civilian response to the trauma of World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.

Author: Gabriel Kolko

Publisher: The New Press

ISBN: 9781565841925

Category: History

Page: 546

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Looks at the interwoven nature of politics and warfare and offers a critical view of modern warfare by exploring the civilian response to the trauma of World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.
Categories: History

Century of War

Century of War

"This book bears witness to the colossal blunders committed during more than a century of war.

Author: Luciano Garibaldi

Publisher: White Star Publishers

ISBN: 8854403881

Category: History

Page: 495

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"This book bears witness to the colossal blunders committed during more than a century of war. Yet, while it is a warning, it is also an invitation to mutual understanding. The message is an incisive one, strengthened by wrenching pictures taken by four generations of photographers and combatants on the world's active fronts. Luciano Garibaldi presents readers with terrible documents of courage and horror, of shattered dignity and heroic self-sacrifice, of delirium and nobility that combine vivid reconstruction of events with penetrating analyses of causes and outcomes."--BOOK JACKET.
Categories: History

Balkans into Southeastern Europe 1914 2014

Balkans into Southeastern Europe  1914 2014

This timely new edition has been revised, updated and expanded in the light of the latest scholarship and recent events.

Author: John Lampe

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9781137057778

Category: History

Page: 376

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The states and peoples of Southeastern Europe have been divided by wars over the twentieth century, but they have since worked to re-establish themselves into the European mainstream. This timely new edition has been revised, updated and expanded in the light of the latest scholarship and recent events.
Categories: History

Food Culture and Identity in Germany s Century of War

Food  Culture and Identity in Germany s Century of War

This collection examines the significance of food and hunger in Germany’s turbulent twentieth century.

Author: Heather Merle Benbow

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030271381

Category: History

Page: 280

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Even in the harsh conditions of total war, food is much more than a daily necessity, however scarce—it is social glue and an identity marker, a form of power and a weapon of war. This collection examines the significance of food and hunger in Germany’s turbulent twentieth century. Food-centered perspectives and experiences “from below” reveal the social, cultural and political consequences of three conflicts that defined the twentieth century: the First and Second World Wars and the ensuing global Cold War. Emerging and established scholars examine the analytical salience of food in the context of twentieth-century Germany while pushing conventional temporal frameworks and disciplinary boundaries. Together, these chapters interrogate the ways in which deeper studies of food culture in Germany can shed new light on old wars.
Categories: History

How a Century of War Changed the Lives of Women

How a Century of War Changed the Lives of Women

Shows how conflict has changed women's lives and how those changes have put women at the centre of peace campaigning.

Author: Lindsey German

Publisher:

ISBN: 1849648492

Category: Peace movements

Page: 261

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Shows how conflict has changed women's lives and how those changes have put women at the centre of peace campaigning.
Categories: Peace movements

Remembering Armageddon

Remembering Armageddon

Author: R. Bedford Watkins

Publisher: Little Leaf PressInc

ISBN: 1893385035

Category: Poetry

Page: 126

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Categories: Poetry

Forged in War

Forged in War

The tools of our information age--from search engines to data mining to smart appliances--grew directly out of conflicts from World War I to the present day.

Author: R David Lankes

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781538148969

Category:

Page: 280

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The tools of our information age--from search engines to data mining to smart appliances--grew directly out of conflicts from World War I to the present day. Explore how today's Information Society reflects a worldview shaped by a century of war
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Under Fire

Under Fire

Unlike the majority of popular and academic books on war movies, this unique volume will cover all aspects of the war cinema genre.

Author: Jay Slater

Publisher: Ian Allan Pub

ISBN: 0711033854

Category: History

Page: 288

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Unlike the majority of popular and academic books on war movies, this unique volume will cover all aspects of the war cinema genre. As well as examining movies focussing upon specific conflicts, it also places each work within a wider social context, exploring related themes and issues of the time. Written by a number of informed and well-respected journalists (James Mottram is The Guardian film critic, for example) and academics dealing with their own specific subject areas, viewpoints and interests, this detailed work will be essential reading for all movie fans, as well as social historians. A number of the contributing writers are also authors of their own war books.
Categories: History

A History of the Art of War in the Sixteenth Century

A History of the Art of War in the Sixteenth Century

Værket er opdelt i 7 afsnit omhandlende den militære geografi under de store krige i perioden 1494-1559 samt strategi og taktik.

Author: Charles Oman

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105002485626

Category: Military art and science

Page: 784

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Værket er opdelt i 7 afsnit omhandlende den militære geografi under de store krige i perioden 1494-1559 samt strategi og taktik. Afsnit to omhandler de store slag under de Italienske krige med en vurdering af den taktiske betydning. Afsnit III omhandler perioden 1527-59, afsnit IV den Engelske militærhistorie under Tudors, afsnit V religionskrigene i Frankrig i perioden 1562-98. Bog VI beskæftiger sig med Holland og den Hollanske uafhængighedskrig 1568-1609 og endelig handler afsnit VII om det Tyrkiske angreb på kristendommen i perioden 1520-1606.
Categories: Military art and science

A Century of Remembrance

A Century of Remembrance

" "The aim of this book is to focus attention not just on the richness and range of our national memorials but also on the important work of The War Memorials Trust, which will benefit from the sale of this book."--BOOK JACKET.

Author: Derek Boorman

Publisher: Pen & Sword

ISBN: UOM:39015064914537

Category: History

Page: 230

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A Century of Remembrance is a study of one hundred outstanding United Kingdom war memorials which commemorate 20th century conflicts from the Boer War to the Falklands and Gulf wars. The first described is a Boer War memorial unveiled on 5 November 1904, and the last is the Animals in War memorial unveiled in London on 24 November 2004. The memorials chosen are listed as near as possible in chronological order and represent different wars, different artists, different areas of the country, and a variety of types of memorial. In category they range from individual to national memorials and include memorials in schools, churches and places of work, and examples representing communities and the armed services. In form they are from statues and stained glass windows to arches, obelisks and cenotaphs, and from cloisters and chapels to art galleries and gardens and even a carillon.
Categories: History

A Century of Conflict

A Century of Conflict

A Century of Conflict offers a clear, global study of these topics that is both conceptually and methodologically up to date.

Author: Jeremy Black

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199372322

Category: History

Page: 256

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The centenary of the start of World War One in 1914 provides an opportunity to assess the role and impact of conflict in the history of the last century, and also to consider how warfare has changed. A Century of Conflict offers a clear, global study of these topics that is both conceptually and methodologically up to date. Renowned historian Jeremy Black gives special consideration to Asia, Africa, and Latin America, placing the more conventional cast of conflicts--namely the two World Wars and the Cold War--into wider geographical and social contexts. Analyzing the multiple dimensions and spheres of war, Black contends that there is no one true type of warfare or one single pattern of development. Instead, he emphasizes the wide scope of conflict ranging from regular warfare between large, professional forces to loosely defined battles. While Black acknowledges that war is often a consequence or product of other developments--notably political, economic, or technological--he argues that war can also have autonomous characteristics. Amply illustrated with nineteen full-color maps, A Century of Conflict provides room for debate concerning the different ways that historians interpret military history.
Categories: History

War and State Terrorism

War and State Terrorism

Tracing the course of conflicts throughout Asia in the past century, this groundbreaking volume is the first to explore systematically the nexus of war and state terrorism.

Author: Mark Selden

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0742523918

Category: History

Page: 293

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Tracing the course of conflicts throughout Asia in the past century, this groundbreaking volume is the first to explore systematically the nexus of war and state terrorism. Challenging states' definitions of terrorism, which routinely exclude their own behavior, the book focuses especially on the nature of Japanese and American wars and crimes of war. This rare comparative perspective examines the ways in which state terror leads to civilian casualties, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. In counterbalance, they discuss anti-war movements and international efforts to protect human rights. This interdisciplinary volume will resonate with readers searching for a deeper understanding of an era dominated by war and terror.
Categories: History

War and Remembrance in the Twentieth Century

War and Remembrance in the Twentieth Century

How war has been remembered collectively is the central question in this volume. War in the twentieth century is a vivid and traumatic phenomenon which left behind it survivors who engage time and time again in acts of remembrance.

Author: Jay Winter

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139936330

Category: History

Page:

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How war has been remembered collectively is the central question in this volume. War in the twentieth century is a vivid and traumatic phenomenon which left behind it survivors who engage time and time again in acts of remembrance. This volume, containing essays by outstanding scholars of twentieth-century history, focuses on the issues raised by the shadow of war in this century. The behaviour, not of whole societies or of ruling groups alone, but of the individuals who do the work of remembrance, is discussed by examining the traumatic collective memory resulting from the horrors of the First World War, the Spanish Civil War, the Second World War, and the Algerian War. By studying public forms of remembrance, such as museums and exhibitions, literature and film, the editors have succeeded in bringing together a volume which demonstrates that a popular kind of collective memory is still very much alive.
Categories: History

The Patterns of War Through the Eighteenth Century

The Patterns of War Through the Eighteenth Century

" --Gunther Rothenberg A history of war and warfare from ancient to early modern times, Larry Addington's new book completes his survey of the patterns of war in the Western world.

Author: Larry H. Addington

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 0253205514

Category: History

Page: 161

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" . . . a concise, highly readable survey of pre- 19th-century warfare." --Choice "A remarkable tour de force covering a vast span of time, different cultures, warfare by land and sea." --Gunther Rothenberg A history of war and warfare from ancient to early modern times, Larry Addington's new book completes his survey of the patterns of war in the Western world. It explains not only what happened in warfare but why war in a certain time and culture took on distinct and recognizable patterns.
Categories: History

The Great War and the Twentieth Century

The Great War and the Twentieth Century

World War I, the first 'total war' in history, set in motion profound changes in the economies, demographics, and philosophies of the warring states. In this book, leading experts on the Great War discuss its causes, character, and legacy.

Author: J. M. Winter

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300081545

Category: History

Page: 356

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World War I, the first 'total war' in history, set in motion profound changes in the economies, demographics, and philosophies of the warring states. In this book, leading experts on the Great War discuss its causes, character, and legacy. Their writings show that to study World War I is to encounter not only the dissolution of the four defeated empires-Russia, Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Turkey-but also the collapse of the optimistic assumption of progress that had defined the nineteenth century.
Categories: History