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The United States and Iraq since 1979Hegemony, Oil and War

The United States and Iraq since 1979: Hegemony, Oil and War

Steven Hurst

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627677
eISBN:
9780748672103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627677.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines American policy toward Iraq between 1979 and 2009. In that period American policy evolved through a series of stages: Initially, the Iranian Revolution and fear of an Iranian ... More

War Aims in the Second World WarThe War Aims of the Key Belligerents 1939-1945

War Aims in the Second World War: The War Aims of the Key Belligerents 1939-1945

Victor Rothwell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615025
eISBN:
9780748651283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615025.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the first study of the aims that motivated the major powers – the United States, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Germany, and Japan – to fight in the Second World War. The book shows how ... More

War Power, Police Power

War Power, Police Power

Mark Neocleous

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748692361
eISBN:
9780748697205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692361.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a critical exploration of the ways in which the war power and the police power are intertwined in the form of state violence and exercised in the fabrication of order. It is not a book ... More

Wittgenstein and Political TheoryThe View from Somewhere

Wittgenstein and Political Theory: The View from Somewhere

Christopher C. Robinson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639144
eISBN:
9780748652839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639144.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ludwig Wittgenstein was arguably the most important philosopher of the twentieth century. Although his writings have influenced a range of philosophical and cultural movements, this effect was not ... More

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