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On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace

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The timely message that "peace does not preserve itself" opens this study of the origins of mankind's greatest and most destructive wars. The author, a distinguished American historian, considers four mammoth wars, and one near-disaster, the Cuban missile crisis. He reveals the common threads which connect the ancient confrontations between Athens and Sparta, and between Rome and Carthage, with the two calamitous world wars of our own century - against the German military machines of Kaiser Wilhelm and Adolf Hitler. What ...

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On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace
1997, Pimlico, London

ISBN-13: 9780712673501

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On the Origins of War: And the Preservation of Peace
1996, Anchor Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385423755

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On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace
1995, Hutchinson, London

ISBN-13: 9780091791797

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