Author:Alex Weisiger


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Logics of War: Explanations for Limited and Unlimited Conflicts

By: Alex Weisiger

Price: $26.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Seller ID: 103256

ISBN: 9789382652298

Condition: New

Most wars between countries end quickly and at relatively low cost. The few in which high-intensity fighting continues for years bring about a disproportionate amount of death and suffering. What separates these few unusually long and intense wars from the many conflicts that are far less destructive? In Logics of War, Alex Weisiger tests three explanations for a nation's decision to go to war and continue fighting regardless of the costs. He combines sharp statistical analysis of interstate wars over the past two centuries with nine narrative case studies. He examines well-known conflicts lik... View more info