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Civil wars : a history in ideas / David Armitage.

Book Book (2017.)
Description: x, 349 pages ; 20 cm
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
6 of 6 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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  • ISBN: 9780307271136
  • ISBN: 0307271137
  • ISBN: 9780307456175
  • ISBN: 030745617X
  • Edition: First edition.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages [285]-332) and index.
Contents: Introduction : confronting civil war -- Part I: Roads from Rome. Inventing civil war : the Roman tradition ; Remembering civil war : Roman visions -- Part II: Early modern crossroads. Uncivil civil wars : the seventeenth century ; Civil war in an age of revolutions : the eighteenth century -- Partt III: Paths to the present. Civilizing civil war : the nineteenth century ; Worlds of civil war : the twentieth century -- Conclusion : civil wars of words.
Summary: "A highly original history, tracing civil war, the least understood and most intractable form of organized human aggression, from Ancient Rome through the centuries to present day"-- Provided by publisher.
Citation: Armitage, David. "Civil wars : a history in ideas." New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.

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