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The Deaths of Others

The Fate of Civilians in America"s Wars

by John Tirman

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foreign public opinion,
  • Civilians in war,
  • Militarism,
  • War and society,
  • Military History,
  • Military policy,
  • Battle casualties

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Tirman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE840.4 .T57 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination408 p. ;
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25042479M
    ISBN 100195381211
    ISBN 109780195381214
    LC Control Number2010046707
    OCLC/WorldCa671709679

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