Postmodern War: The New Politics of Conflict

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Postmodern War: The New Politics of Conflict

Publisher: The Guilford Press
ISBN/ASIN: 1572301767
ISBN-13: 9781572301764
Number of pages: 314

From Operation Desert Storm to the conflict in Bosnia, computerization and other scientific advances have brought about a revolution in warfare. This book shows how our high-tech age has spawned both increasingly powerful weapons and a rhetoric that disguises their apocalyptic potential in catch phrases like 'smart weapons,' 'cyberwar,' and 'bloodless combat.'

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