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Peace: A History of Movements and Ideas

David Cortright - 2008 - Religion - Limited preview
Veteran scholar and peace activist David Cortright offers a definitive history of the human striving for peace and an analysis of its religious and intellectual roots. This authoritative, balanced, and highly readable volume traces the rise of ...
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The New American Militarism:How Americans Are Seduced by War: How Americans ...

Andrew J. Bacevich - 2005 - Political Science - No preview available
In this provocative new book, Andrew Bacevich warns of a dangerous dual obsession that has taken hold of Americans, conservatives and liberals alike. It is a marriage of militarism and utopian ideology--of unprecedented military might wed to a ...
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People of the Bomb: Portraits of America's Nuclear Complex

Hugh Gusterson - 2004 - Social Science - Limited preview
E.L. Doctorow suggested that in the years since 1945 the nuclear bomb has come to compose the identity of the American people. Developing this theme, Hugh Gusterson shows how the military-industrial complex has transformed public culture ...
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The Art Of Protest: Culture And Activism From The Civil Rights Movement To ...

Thomas Vernon Reed - 2005 - Electronic books - Limited preview
A comprehensive introduction to the culture of progressive movements in the United States.
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About Face: Military Resisters Turn Against War

Buff Whitman-Bradley, Sarah Lazare, Cynthia Whitman-Bradley - 2011 - HISTORY - Limited preview
How does a young person who volunteers to serve in the US military become a war resister who risks ostracism, humiliation and prison rather than fight? Although it is not well publicised, the long tradition of refusing to fight in unjust wars ...
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Nonviolent Response to Terrorism

Tom H. Hastings - 2004 - Social Science - Limited preview
Discusses both short-term and long-term responses to terrorism, including sanctions, mediation, building sustainable economies, and halting the arms race.
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Army of None: Strategies to Counter Military Recruitment, End War, and Build ...

Aimee Allison, David Solnit - 2011 - Political Science - Limited preview
Uniformed U.S. Army Officers lunch with students in elementary school cafeterias. Army training programs including rifle and pistol instruction replace physical education in middle schools. Like never before, military recruiters are entering the ...
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The Cold War and American Science

Stuart W. Leslie - No preview available
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The university in chains: confronting the military-industrial-academic complex

Henry A. Giroux - 2007 - Education - Snippet view
Winner-2008 AESA Critics' Choice Book Award President Eisenhower originally included "academic" in the draft of his landmark, oft-quoted speech on the military-industrial-complex. Giroux tells why Eisenhower saw the academy as part of the famous ...
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