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Life and Death in Captivity
The Abuse of Prisoners during War
Geoffrey P. R. Wallace
In Life and Death in Captivity, Geoffrey P. R. Wallace explores the profound differences in the ways captives are treated during armed conflict. Wallace focuses on the dual role played by regime type and the nature of the conflict in determining whether captor states opt for brutality or...



Voices from the Second Republic of South Vietnam (1967–1975)
This volume recovers the stories of those who strove to build a constitutional structure of representative government in South Vietnam during a war for survival with a totalitarian...



Barriers to Bioweapons
The Challenges of Expertise and Organization for Weapons Development
Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley
Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley shows that bioweapons development is a difficult, protracted, and expensive endeavor, rarely achieving the expected results whatever the magnitude of...



Against Immediate Evil
American Internationalists and the Four Freedoms on the Eve of World War II
Andrew Johnstone
Andrew Johnstone tells the story of how internationalist Americans worked between 1938 and 1941 to convince the U.S. government and the American public of the need to stem the rising global tide of fascist...



Dangerous Guests
Enemy Captives and Revolutionary Communities during the War for Independence
Ken Miller
In Dangerous Guests, Ken Miller reveals how wartime pressures nurtured a budding patriotism in the ethnically diverse revolutionary community of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. During the War for Independence, American revolutionaries held more than thirteen thousand prisoners—both British regulars and their so-called Hessian auxiliaries—in makeshift...



American Biodefense
How Dangerous Ideas about Biological Weapons Shape National Security
Frank L. Smith, Frank Smith
Frank L. Smith III addresses the puzzling and largely untold story about why the U.S. military has neglected research, development, acquisition, and doctrine for...



The American Way of Bombing
Changing Ethical and Legal Norms, from Flying Fortresses to Drones
This volume brings together prominent military historians, practitioners, civilian and military legal experts, political scientists, philosophers, and anthropologists to explore the evolution of ethical and legal norms governing air...



Ninigret, Sachem of the Niantics and Narragansetts
Diplomacy, War, and the Balance of Power in Seventeenth-Century New England and Indian Country
Julie A. Fisher, David J. Silverman
In the first biography of Ninigret, Julie A. Fisher and David J. Silverman assert that he was the most influential Indian leader of his era in southern New...



The Baron's Cloak
A History of the Russian Empire in War and Revolution
Willard Sunderland
Willard Sunderland tells the epic story of the Russian Empire's final decades through the arc of the life of Baron Roman Fedorovich von Ungern-Sternberg, which spanned the vast reaches of...



A Scrap of Paper
Breaking and Making International Law during the Great War
Isabel V. Hull
Isabel V. Hull compares the World War I decision-making of Germany, Great Britain, and France, weighing the impact of legal considerations in...



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