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The Atlas of War and Peace By Dan Smith

The Atlas of War and Peace by Dan Smith

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Summary

Presents a global overview of the causes and consequences of war and the dynamics of peacemaking. This book analyses wars, their backgrounds, their trends and their prospects on various continents. It maps the problem of war and the challenge of peace in the 21st century.

The Atlas of War and Peace Summary

The Atlas of War and Peace by Dan Smith

At rare moments it seems a new era is starting before our eyes and history is about to change very fast. September 11, 2001 was such a moment. The latest edition of this classic reference takes us beyond the headlines. It provides a global overview of the causes and consequences of war today and the dynamics of peacemaking. It analyses current wars, their backgrounds, their trends and their prospects on every continent. From Iraq to Sierra Leone, the Middle East to Northern Ireland, Colombia to Afghanistan, The Atlas of War and Peace maps the problem of war and the challenge of peace in the 21st century. Its unique format gives shape and meaning to the statistics about the world's war zones and armed forces, and makes it an indispensable resource for understanding the world we live in.

The Atlas of War and Peace Reviews

'A fascinating and striking book.' Robin Cook, MP 'A new kind of visual journalism' New Scientist 'It combines short, brutally clear analysis ... with maps and graphics showing exactly what is going on around the world.' New York Times 'It provides useful background to the issue of war for those geographers who are interested.' Geography, Summer 2005 The atlas does a fine job of boiling down complex conflicts to digestible concepts.' Newsweek 'An excellent book which should be an essential part of our reading and reference.' IUCN-CEESP '[Provides] a global overview of the causes and consequences of war today.' Oxfam 'Using an innovative method of visual representations, [Smith] succeeds in informing and illuminating the reader to international issues of war and peace that threaten to engulf the world.' Catholic Institute for International Relations

About Dan Smith

Dan Smith is a Senior Adviser and former Director of the International Peace Research Institute in Oslo, Norway. He is author of The State of the World Atlas. His other books include Pressure: How America runs NATO. He is also the author of three crime novels. In 2002 Dan Smith was awarded an OBE.

Table of Contents

Introduction * The Causes of War * The Military World * War and People * Europe * Middle East and North Africa * Asia * Africa * Latin America * Peacebuilding * Table of Wars * References * Index

Additional information

GOR001736682
9781844070008
184407000X
The Atlas of War and Peace by Dan Smith
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2003-04-15
128
N/A
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