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Published: 28 November 2019

325 Pages


ISBN: 9780190849535

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Only the Dead

The Persistence of War in the Modern Age

Bear F. Braumoeller

  • A landmark work in the fields of international politics and the history of war
  • Critically examines and responds to Steven Pinker's The Better Angels of Our Nature
  • Considers key episodes from each major historical era
  • Provides new evidence that refutes the decline-of-war thesis