Strategic Terror The Politics and Ethics of Aerial Bombardment by Beau Grosscup

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Subjects:

  • Air forces & warfare,
  • Armed conflict,
  • Aerial Operations,
  • Political Terrorism,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / Terrorism,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Military Science,
  • Air warfare,
  • Bombing, Aerial,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Terrorism

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11901147M
ISBN 10184277543X
ISBN 109781842775431

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