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Armies and politics

J. Woddis

Armies and politics

by J. Woddis

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Published by Lawrence and Wishart .
Written in English


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Statementby J. Woddis.
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Open LibraryOL19916174M
ISBN 10085315399X
OCLC/WorldCa3420969

  Michael Korda salutes a brilliant and important new book, Max Boot’s Invisible Armies, that tells that story. Michael Korda Updated Jul. 12, AM ET / . If you read this book, you know exactly what kind of person you are, namely someone who enjoys reading about politics [1]. This book is what it says it is, a book of political lists, a book lasting nearly pages, most of it highly entertaining to read/5.

The Class Politics of the Civil War Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War Elizabeth R. Varon quotes Douglass’s speech in the introduction to her book Disunion!   In Armies of Deliverance, Elizabeth R. Varon argues that Northerners imagined the war as a crusade to deliver the Southern masses from slaveholder domination and to bring democracy, prosperity, and education to the region. And that Confederates, fighting to establish an independent slaveholding republic, were determined to preempt, discredit, and silence Yankee appeals to the Brand: Oxford University Press.

Author: Tim Sheets ISBN: Genre: Religion File Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs Download: Read: "How Armies Respond To Revolutions and Why is a timely and profoundly perceptive work. Barany deftly mines his well-chosen case studies to identify the logic and decision-making processes that affect civil-military relations in repressive societies at times of acute stress, chronic instability, or outright revolt.


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In the book Armies and Politics one can find the answers to many problems dealing with military interventions in politics throughout the XX century. In the post Cold War era does the withdrawal of armies from direct rule in most countries herald an end to their role as actors in domestic politics.

Is it indeed sensible to assume that political intervention by the military has been more or less permanently superceded. Drawing on the 20th century experience of a dozen important countries this book examines a number of closely related issues.

"Inequality can prove dangerous for the battlefield fate of armies. Lyall, in this smart and timely book, warns us all that the divisions within a community are reflected in the divisions within the armies that represent them―with devastating costs.

A critical read for policymakers and scholars alike."―General (Ret.) Stanley McChrystal5/5(2). Drawing on the 20th century experience of a dozen important countries, this book outlines the lessons which policy makers can learn from a comparative analysis of political armies in such fields as global governance and post-conflict reconstruction.

Armies of Sand, Kenneth M. Pollack's powerful and riveting history of Arab armies from the end of World War Two to the present, assesses these differing explanations and isolates the most important causes. Over the course of the book, he examines the combat performance of fifteen Arab armies and air forces in virtually every Middle Eastern war /5(19).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Woddis, Jack. Armies and politics. London: Lawrence and Wishart, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. This book studies the political role of the Chilean military during the years Beginning with the fall of the Spanish monarchy to Napoleon in and ending immediately after the last royalist contingents were expelled from the island of Chiloé, it does not seek to give a full picture of the participation of military men on the battlefield but rather to interpret their involvement.

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Ten years ago, when the first edition of Armies and Politics in Latin America was published, no one doubted that the armed forces were central to Latin American political life; they ruled directly in most nations of the hemisphere. Yet despite the military's obvious political role, there was no synthetic or comparative book to analyze the different ways in which the armed forces affected Latin.

Liverpool University Press is the UK's third oldest university press, with a distinguished history of publishing exceptional research since This book studies the political role of the Chilean military during the years Beginning with the fall of the Spanish monarchy to Napoleon in and ending immediately after the last royalist contingents were expelled from the island of.

Armies, Politics and Revolution Chile, First Edition. Juan Luis Ossa Santa Cruz. Liverpool University Press. Liverpool Latin American Studies LUP. New interpretation of Chilean Independence from the perspective of the military; Political study of the.

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El argumento central sostenido a lo largo de Armies, Politics, and Revolution es que el colapso de Author: Gabriel Cid. The Political Nature of Strong Armies.

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