The Verdict Of Battle

Author: James Q. Whitman
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674071875
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Whitman explains why ritualized violence was more effective in ending carnage, and why humanitarian laws that view war as evil have led to longer, more barbaric conflicts.

The Verdict Of Battle

Author: James Q. Whitman
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674068114
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Whitman explains why ritualized violence was more effective in ending carnage, and why humanitarian laws that view war as evil have led to longer, more barbaric conflicts.

Romantics At War

Author: George P. Fletcher
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400825172
Size: 37.71 MB
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In this book, one of the country's most important legal thinkers brings much-needed clarity to the still unfolding debates about how to pursue war and justice in the age of terrorism.

Engineers Of Victory

Author: Paul Kennedy
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 158836898X
Size: 29.23 MB
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. This book is a fine tribute.”—The Wall Street Journal “[Kennedy] colorfully and convincingly illustrates the ingenuity and persistence of a few men who made all the difference.”—The Washington Post “This superb book is ...

Divergent Paths

Author: Richard A. Posner
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674915615
Size: 77.13 MB
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Richard Posner reflects on the causes and consequences of this widening gap and what can be done to close it.

The Origins Of Reasonable Doubt

Author: James Q. Whitman
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300116007
Size: 16.78 MB
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In this accessible book, James Q. Whitman digs deep into the history of the law and discovers that we have lost sight of the original purpose of “reasonable doubt.” It was not originally a legal rule at all, he shows, but a theological ...

Harsh Justice

Author: James Q. Whitman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195155259
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In this novel work of comparative legal history, James Whitman argues that the answer lies in America's triumphant embrace of a non-hierarchical social system and distrust of state power which have contributed to a law of punishment that is ...

Hitler S American Model

Author: James Q. Whitman
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400884632
Size: 37.24 MB
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The unsettling answer is yes. In Hitler's American Model, James Whitman presents a detailed investigation of the American impact on the notorious Nuremberg Laws, the centerpiece anti-Jewish legislation of the Nazi regime.

The Endgame

Author: Bernard Trainor
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 178239866X
Size: 12.72 MB
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This is a book that will be discussed in the White House, the Pentagon and the command centres in Baghdad. It will be an enduring account of the most decisive period of this bitterly divisive war.