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Stopping wars and making peace [electronic resource] : studies in international intervention / edited by Kristen Eichensehr and W. Michael Reisman.

Publication:
Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2009.
Series:
International humanitarian law series ; v. 27.
International humanitarian law series ; v. 27
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (248 p.)
Subjects:
Intervention (International law)
War (International law)
Peace.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
During most of human history, war was a basic instrument of statecraft, considered, for the most part, a lawful, honorable, ennobling, and even romantic pursuit. By contrast, peacemaking remained a marginal and indeed incongruous interstate activity. A war would end when the belligerents ended it. The experience of the twentieth century a (TM)s two world wars has changed, at least, the official view. The introduction of ever more destructive weapons, the drastic escalation of civilian deaths, and the economic and environmental devastation that modern war brought combined to forge an international
Contents:
War-stopping techniques in the Falklands / Christina Parajon
Nagorno Karabakh : a war without peace / Nicholas W. Miller
War and peace in Rwanda / Tom Dannenbaum
War-stopping and peacemaking during the Malayan emergency (1948-1960) / Colby E. Barrett
Separatist insurgency in southern Thailand : an approach to peacemaking / Jonathan Ross-Harrington
War-stopping and peacemaking in Mozambique / Caroline A. Gross.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Eichensehr, Kristen.
Reisman, W. Michael (William Michael), 1939-
ISBN:
1-282-60618-2
9786612606182
90-474-4090-0
OCLC:
609857256
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