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    DescriptionIn a celebrated calculation, the Swiss historian Jean Jacques Babel estimated that in approximately 5,500 years of documented history, the world has known a meager 292 years of peace. Whereas war is apparently never ending, we think of individual wars as beginning, spanning a certain number of years, and then ending. In fact, many parts and peoples of the world have experienced virtually endless wars-or, at least, wars of remote origin and long duration, spanning several generations. This book examines those conflicts, concentrating both on their origin and principal episode or episodes. It goes into depth about why and how these wars continued for as long as they did and what the residual effects were. Fourteen wars are presented in chronological order, in chapters illustrated with archival images gathered from around the world.


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    Title
    Never Ending Wars
    Subtitle
    The Longest Conflicts in History and How the Bloodshed Lasted for Generations
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Joseph Cummins
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 194 mm
    Height: 241 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 862 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781592334315
    ISBN 10: 1592334318
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: HBW
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Libri: I-HM
    DC22: 355.02
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A44090000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 355.0209
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    BIC subject category V2: HBXW
    LC classification: D25.5 .C86 2010
    Thema V1.0: NHW
    Illustrations note
    60
    Publisher
    FAIR WINDS PRESS
    Imprint name
    FAIR WINDS PRESS
    Publication date
    03 November 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Rockport
    Author Information
    Joseph Cummins is the author of The World's Bloodiest History, War Chronicles: From Chariots to Flintlocks, War Chronicles: From Flintlocks to Machine Guns, History's Great Untold Stories, and Anything for a Vote: Dirty Tricks, Cheap Shots, and October Surprises in U.S. Presidential Campaigns. He lives in Maplewood, New Jersey.