The Verdict Of Battle

Author: James Q. Whitman
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674071875
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Whitman explains why ritualized violence was more effective in ending carnage, and why humanitarian laws that view war as evil have led to longer, more barbaric conflicts.

The Verdict Of Battle

Author: James Q. Whitman
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674068114
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Whitman explains why ritualized violence was more effective in ending carnage, and why humanitarian laws that view war as evil have led to longer, more barbaric conflicts.

Romantics At War

Author: George P. Fletcher
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400825172
Size: 76.67 MB
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In this book, one of the country's most important legal thinkers brings much-needed clarity to the still unfolding debates about how to pursue war and justice in the age of terrorism.

Engineers Of Victory

Author: Paul Kennedy
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781554683055
Size: 31.15 MB
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In The Engineers of Victory Kennedy uncovers the real heroes of the war, highlighting for the first time the creative strategies, tactics and organizational decisions that made the lofty Allied objectives into a successful reality.

Divergent Paths

Author: Richard A. Posner
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674915615
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Richard Posner reflects on the causes and consequences of this widening gap and what can be done to close it.

The Force Of Law

Author: Frederick Schauer
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674967143
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In a comprehensive reassessment of the role of force in law, Frederick Schauer disagrees, demonstrating that coercion, more than internalized thinking and behaving, distinguishes law from society’s other rules.

Targeted Killings

Author: Claire Finkelstein
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199646481
Size: 11.53 MB
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This text examines the legal and philosophical issues raised by government efforts to target suspected terrorists.

Harsh Justice

Author: James Q. Whitman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195155259
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In this novel work of comparative legal history, James Whitman argues that the answer lies in America's triumphant embrace of a non-hierarchical social system and distrust of state power which have contributed to a law of punishment that is ...

The Age Of Battles

Author: Russell F. Weigley
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253217073
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This book studies the battles of Gustavus, Charles II, Louis XIV, Marlborough, Nelson, Napoleon and Wellington during the period between 1631 and 1815.

Hitler S American Model

Author: James Q. Whitman
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400884632
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The unsettling answer is yes. In Hitler's American Model, James Whitman presents a detailed investigation of the American impact on the notorious Nuremberg Laws, the centerpiece anti-Jewish legislation of the Nazi regime.