Just and unjust wars : a moral argument with historical illustrations / Michael Walzer.

Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • [New York] : Basic Books 1992
Physical description
xxxiv, 361 p. ; 21 cm.
ISBN
  • 0465037011 (pbk.)
  • 9780465037018 (pbk.)
ISRC
  • 32134040
Notes
  • Previous ed.: 1977.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-353) and index.
  • First published 1977
Contents
  • Part One: The moral reality of war -- 1. Against "realism" -- 2. The crime of war -- 3. The rules of war -- Part Two: The theory of aggression -- 4. Law and order in international society -- 5. Anticipations -- 6. Interventions -- 7. War's ends, and the importance of winning -- Part Three: The war convention -- 8. War's means, and the importance of fighting well -- 9. Noncombatant immunity and military necessity -- 10. War against civilians: sieges and blockades -- 11. Guerrilla war -- 12. Terrorism -- 13. Reprisals -- Part Four: Dilemmas of war -- 14. Winning and fighting well -- 15. Aggression and neutrality -- 16. Supreme emergency -- 17. Nuclear deterrence -- Part Five: The question of responsibility -- 18. The crime of aggression: political leaders and citizens -- 19. War crimes: soldiers and their officers -- Afterword: nonviolence and the theory of war.
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Genre
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • "With a new preface on the lessons of the Persian Gulf War, this book draws on historical illustrations that range all the way from the Athenian attack on Melos to the My Lai massacre, and uses the testimony of participants - decision makers and victims alike - to examine the moral issues of warfare."--cover.

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University of Aberdeen Libraries: Sir Duncan Rice Library, Floor 7 172.42 Wal
University of Aberdeen Libraries: Sir Duncan Rice Library, Floor 7 172.42 Wal
University of Bath Library: Level 5 355.01 WAL
Birmingham City University: Curzon Library 172.42 Wal NORMAL LOAN
Birmingham City University: Curzon Library 172.42 Wal NORMAL LOAN
University of Birmingham Libraries: Research Reserve [RR], Available on request U21.2 .W345
University of Bradford: J B Priestley Library - Floor 2 172.4 WAL
University of Bradford: J B Priestley Library - Floor 2 172.4 WAL
University of Bradford: J B Priestley Library - Floor 2 172.4 WAL
University of Bradford: J B Priestley Library - Floor 2 172.4 WAL
University of Bradford: J B Priestley Library - Floor 2 172.4 WAL
University of Bradford: J B Priestley Library - Floor 2 172.4 WAL
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University of Bristol Libraries: Arts & Social Sciences Library U21.2 WAL 7 day loan: vacation loan
University of Bristol Libraries: Wills Memorial Library KC1353 WAL 7 day loan: vacation loan
University of Bristol Libraries: Wills Memorial Library KC1353 WAL 7 day loan: vacation loan
University of Bristol Libraries: Arts & Social Sciences Library U21.2 WAL 7 day loan: vacation loan
British Library: Lending Collection 95/10603
Brunel University London Library: Shelves - floor 2 U21.2.W34 1992
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University of Cambridge Libraries: Selwyn College: Main Library 327.1 WAL
University of Cambridge Libraries: Jesus College: Store RQL G Wal
University of Cambridge Libraries: Murray Edwards College (Rosemary Murray Library): Main Library 355.02 WAL
University of Cambridge Libraries: Seeley Historical Library: Mezzanine 28.8.WAL.2
Cardiff University Libraries: Arts & Social Studies Library: 2 week JX4521.W2
Cranfield University Libraries: Ground floor 355.01 WAL
Cranfield University Libraries: Ground floor 355.01 WAL
Cranfield University Libraries: Ground floor 355.01 WAL
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University of Edinburgh Libraries: New College Library (STANDARD LOAN) U21.2 Wal.
University of Edinburgh Libraries: New College Library (STANDARD LOAN) U162.6 Wal.
University of Exeter Library: Forum Library 172.4 WAL
University of Exeter Library: Forum Library 172.4 WAL
University of Exeter Library: Forum Library 172.4 WAL
University of Exeter Library: Forum Library 172.4 WAL
University of Exeter Library: Forum Library 172.4 WAL
University of Exeter Library: Forum Library 172.4 WAL
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King's College London Library: Maughan Library ; [Humanities books] U21 WAL One week
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University of Manchester Library: Main Library: Blue Area Floor 2 172.4
Newcastle University Libraries: Philip Robinson Library: Robinson Books Level 3 355.02 WAL
University of Nottingham Libraries: Hallward Library
University of Oxford Libraries: St Antony's College Library JX 4522.W(3)
University of Oxford Libraries: All Souls College Library: Stack 1st floor Mil.Hist.NNw.41a
University of Oxford Libraries: Balliol College Library 0725 d 010/02
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University of Oxford Libraries: St Catherine's College Library 327 WAL
University of Oxford Libraries: Continuing Education Library 172.42 WAL
University of Oxford Libraries: Jesus College Library: Upper Meyricke Library P8 WAL
University of Oxford Libraries: Magdalen College Library: Longwall Library 320.01 WAL 1992 c.2
University of Oxford Libraries: Magdalen College Library: Longwall Library 320.01 WAL 1992 c.1
University of Oxford Libraries: Nuffield College Library: Tower open access U 21.2.W
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Senate House Library, University of London: Senate House Library POLITICS 6th Floor (3) RMA Wal
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University of Sheffield Library: Western Bank Library Main sequence 172.42 (W)
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University of Southampton Library: Hartley Library U 21.2 WAL
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