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Recommended Books

This is a selection of recommended books.  To find additional books in the IU Libraries, use the online catalog, IUCAT.  If you need help with IUCAT, use this Find a Book guide. For further assistance, see IUCAT Library Help Topics.

 

 

Adolf, Antony. Peace: a world history. Cambridge: Polity, 2009.
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The anti-war movement. Edited by Randy Scherer. San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, 2004.
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Bacevich, Andrew J.  The limits of power : the end of American Exceptionalism.  New York : Metropolitan Books, 2008.
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Barash, David P., and Charles P. Webel. Peace and conflict studies. 2nd ed.  Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 2008.
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Bertrand Russell on nuclear war, peace, and language : critical and historical essays. Edited by Alan Schwerin ; under the auspices of the Bertrand Russell Society. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2002.
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Bonta, Bruce. Peaceful peoples: an annotated bibliography. Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1993.
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Bowden, Mark. Black Hawk down : a story of modern war. New York, N.Y. : New American Library, c2002, c2000.
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Breyman, Steve. Why Movements Matter: The West German Peace Movement and U.S. Arms Control Policy. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2001.
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Butler, Smedley D.  War is a racket. New York, Round table press, inc., 1935.
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The Causes of quarrel : essays on peace, war, and Thomas Hobbes. Edited by Peter Caws. Boston : Beacon Press, 1989.
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Chamberlain, W. J. (William Joseph). Fighting for peace; the story of the war resistance movement.  New York: Garland Pub., 1971.
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Christensen, Kit Richard. Nonviolence, peace, and justice : a philosophical introduction. Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press, 2010.
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Coker, Christopher. Ethics and war in the 21st century.  London; New York : Routledge, 2008.
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Concerning peace : new perspectives on utopia.  Edited by Kai Gregor and Sergueï Spetschinsky. Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, 2010
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Conlin, Joseph R.  American anti-war movements. Beverly Hills: Glencoe Press [1968]
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Cox, Gray. The ways of peace : a philosophy of peace as action. New York : Paulist Press, 1986.
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Curtis, Neal.  War and social theory : world, value and identity.  Basingstoke [England]; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
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Dear America : letters home from Vietnam. Edited by Bernard Edelman. New York : Norton, 1985.
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Doyle, Michael. Striking first: preemption and prevention in international conflict. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008.
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Ellsworth-Jones, Will.  We will not fight : the untold story of the First World War's conscientious objectors. London : Aurum, 2007.
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Fiala, Andrew. Public war, private conscience: the ethics of political violence. London; New York: Continuum, 2010.
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Gros, Frédéric. States of violence: an essay on the end of war. London ; New York : Seagull Books, 2010.
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Harari, Yuval N. The ultimate experience : battlefield revelations and the making of modern war culture, 1450-2000. Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
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Hochschild, Adam. To end all wars: a story of loyalty and rebellion, 1914-1918. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
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Horowitz. Irving Louis. The idea of war and peace : the experience of Western civilization. New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, 2007.
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Kleidman, Robert.  Organizing for peace : neutrality, the test ban, and the freeze. Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1993.
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Lepard, Brian D.  Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2002.
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Levy, Jack S. Explaining war and peace : case studies and necessary condition counterfactuals. London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
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Lunardini, Christine A. The ABC-CLIO companion to the American peace movement in the twentieth century. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 1994.
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Lyons, Terrence. Demilitarizing politics : elections on the uncertain road to peace.  Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2005.
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Matthews, Lloyd J. Winning the war by winning the peace : strategy for conflict and post-conflict in the 21st century.   [Carlisle Barracks, PA] : Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, [2004].
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May, Larry. War crimes and just war. Cambridge; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
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 Maldonado-Torres, Nelson.  Against war : views from the underside of modernity. Durham: Duke University Press, 2008.
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Moore, Harold G. We were soldiers once -and young : Ia Drang, the battle that changed the war in Vietnam.  New York : Random House, 1992.
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Newcombe, Hanna.  Further reflections on peace. Dundas, Ont. : Peace Research Institute-Dundas, 1995.
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Orend, Brian. On war : a dialogue. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2009.
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The pacifist impulse in historical perspective. Edited by Harvey L. Dyck. Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 1996.
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Peace heroes in twentieth-century America. edited by Charles DeBenedetti. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986.
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Peace philosophy in action. edited by Candice C. Carter and Ravindra Kumar. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
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People building peace : 35 inspiring stories from around the world.  Utrecht, Netherlands: European Centre for Conflict Prevention, in cooperation with the International Fellowship of Reconciliation and the Coexistence Initiative of State of the World Forum, 1999.
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Philosophy after Hiroshima. edited by Edward Demenchonok. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2009.
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Putting peace into practice : evaluating policy on local and global levels. Edited by Nancy Nyquist Potter. Amsterdam [Netherlands]; New York : Rodopi, 2004.
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Roberts, Nancy L. American peace writers, editors, and periodicals : a dictionary. New York : Greenwood Press, 1991.
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Rose, Fred  Coalitions Across the Class Divide: Lessons from the Labor, Peace, and Environmental Movements. New York: Cornell University Press, 1999.
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Russell, Bertrand. Common sense and nuclear warfare. Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
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Shaw, Martin. The new western way of war : risk-transfer war and its crisis in Iraq. Cambridge; Malden, MA : Polity, 2005.
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Shaw, Bernard. On war. Edited by J.P. Wearing. London : Hesperus, 2009.
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Sheehan, Cindy. Peace mom : a mother's journey through heartache to activism.  New York : Atria Books, 2006.
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Sherman, Nancy. The untold war : inside the hearts, minds, and souls of our soldiers. New York : W.W. Norton, 2010.
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Smith, Philip. Why war? : the cultural logic of Iraq, the Gulf War, and Suez. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005.
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Smith, E. Timothy. Opposition beyond the water's edge : liberal internationalists, pacifists, and containment, 1945-1953. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
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Stern, Paul C. and Daniel Druckman. International Conflict Resolution After the Cold War. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2000.
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Sullivan, B. Todd. Getting intentions right in war. Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana Center on Global Change and World Peace, Indiana University, [1993]
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Swords and ploughshares. Edited by Ken Coates. Nottingham, England : Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation, 1987.
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Teichman, Jenny. The philosophy of war and peace. Exeter, UK ; Charlottesville, Va. : Imprint Academic, 2006.
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Volo, James M.  A history of war resistance in America [electronic resource]. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, 2010.
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War after September 11. edited by Verna V. Gehring. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2003.
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War and peace : a reader. Edited by Jeff Astley, David Brown, and Ann Loades. London: ew York : T & T Clark, 2003.
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Wars in the midst of peace : the international politics of ethnic conflict. Edited by David Carment and Patrick James.  Pittsburg, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, 1997.
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Weil, Pierre. The art of living in peace : guide to education for a culture of peace.  Paris: UNESCO/Unipaix, 2002.
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The West at war.  Edited by Bradley C.S. Watson. Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2006.
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Whisenhunt, Donald W. Veterans of Future Wars : a study in student activism. Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, 2011.
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Worrell, Mark P.  Why nations go to war : a sociology of military conflict. New York: Routledge, 2011.
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 Zinn, Howard. Just war. Milano : Charta, 2005.
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 Zinn, Howard. Vietnam: the logic of withdrawal. Boston, Beacon Press [1967]
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