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The Resource Resort to war : a data guide to inter-state, extra-state, intra-state, and non-state wars, 1816-2007, Meredith Reid Sarkees and Frank Whelon Wayman

Resort to war : a data guide to inter-state, extra-state, intra-state, and non-state wars, 1816-2007, Meredith Reid Sarkees and Frank Whelon Wayman

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Resort to war : a data guide to inter-state, extra-state, intra-state, and non-state wars, 1816-2007
Title
Resort to war
Title remainder
a data guide to inter-state, extra-state, intra-state, and non-state wars, 1816-2007
Statement of responsibility
Meredith Reid Sarkees and Frank Whelon Wayman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This reference book analyzes more than a thousand wars waged from 1816 to 2007. It lists and categorizes all violent conflicts with 1,000 or more battle deaths and provides an insightful narrative for each struggle. It describes each encounter and highlights major patterns across eras and regions, identifying which categories of war are becoming more or less prevalent over time, and revealing the connections between the different types of war
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1950-
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Sarkees, Meredith Reid
Dewey number
355.02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JZ6385
LC item number
.S27 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wayman, Frank Whelon
Series statement
Correlates of war series
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  • War
  • War
  • War
  • Krieg
  • Struktur
  • Ursache
  • Guerre
  • Guerres
  • Internationales politisches System
  • Krieg
  • Struktur
  • Typologie
  • Ursache
Label
Resort to war : a data guide to inter-state, extra-state, intra-state, and non-state wars, 1816-2007, Meredith Reid Sarkees and Frank Whelon Wayman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : The debate: is war evolving? ; The need for systematic studies of war ; Brief history of the correlates of war project ; Purpose of this work -- 1. The interstate and international systems : Theoretical foundations: state actors in the international system ; Five nested systems ; The correlates of war interstate system ; The international system ; The central system and the major power system -- 2. Defining and categorizing wars / Meredith Reid Sarkees : Defining war and a typology of war ; The initial classification ; An expanded typology of war ; The coding of wars ; Describing inter-state war ; Describing extra-state war ; Describing intra-state war ; Describing non-state war -- 3. The inter-state wars : List of inter-state wars in chronological order ; Individual descriptions of inter-state wars -- Analyzing inter-state wars -- 4. The extra-state wars : List of extra-state wars in chronological order ; Individual descriptions of extra-state wars ; Analyzing extra-state wars -- 5. The intra-state wars / Meredith Reid Sarkees : Defining intra-state war ; Civil wars ; Regional and inter-communal wars ; List of intra-state wars in chronological order ; Individual descriptions of intra-state wars ; Analyzing intra-state wars -- 6. The non-state wars : The non-state wars in chronological order ; Individual descriptions of non-state wars ; Analyzing non-state wars -- 7. What do we know about war? / Meredith Reid Sarkees : War and religion ; War and psychology ; War and philosophy ; New wars? ; A comprehensive view of trends in modern war ; What do the new data tell us? -- Appendix : Chronological list of all wars
Control code
232129886
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvii, 691 pages
Isbn
9780872894341
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009049728
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)232129886
Label
Resort to war : a data guide to inter-state, extra-state, intra-state, and non-state wars, 1816-2007, Meredith Reid Sarkees and Frank Whelon Wayman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : The debate: is war evolving? ; The need for systematic studies of war ; Brief history of the correlates of war project ; Purpose of this work -- 1. The interstate and international systems : Theoretical foundations: state actors in the international system ; Five nested systems ; The correlates of war interstate system ; The international system ; The central system and the major power system -- 2. Defining and categorizing wars / Meredith Reid Sarkees : Defining war and a typology of war ; The initial classification ; An expanded typology of war ; The coding of wars ; Describing inter-state war ; Describing extra-state war ; Describing intra-state war ; Describing non-state war -- 3. The inter-state wars : List of inter-state wars in chronological order ; Individual descriptions of inter-state wars -- Analyzing inter-state wars -- 4. The extra-state wars : List of extra-state wars in chronological order ; Individual descriptions of extra-state wars ; Analyzing extra-state wars -- 5. The intra-state wars / Meredith Reid Sarkees : Defining intra-state war ; Civil wars ; Regional and inter-communal wars ; List of intra-state wars in chronological order ; Individual descriptions of intra-state wars ; Analyzing intra-state wars -- 6. The non-state wars : The non-state wars in chronological order ; Individual descriptions of non-state wars ; Analyzing non-state wars -- 7. What do we know about war? / Meredith Reid Sarkees : War and religion ; War and psychology ; War and philosophy ; New wars? ; A comprehensive view of trends in modern war ; What do the new data tell us? -- Appendix : Chronological list of all wars
Control code
232129886
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvii, 691 pages
Isbn
9780872894341
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009049728
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)232129886

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