The Resource Hearts and minds: : a people's history of counterinsurgency, (ebook)

Hearts and minds: : a people's history of counterinsurgency, (ebook)

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Hearts and minds: : a people's history of counterinsurgency
Title
Hearts and minds:
Title remainder
a people's history of counterinsurgency
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Language
eng
Summary
The first book of its kind, Hearts and Minds is a scathing response to the grand narrative of U.S. counterinsurgency, in which warfare is defined not by military might alone but by winning the "hearts and minds" of civilians. Dormant as a tactic since the days of the Vietnam War, in 2006 the U.S. Army drafted a new field manual heralding the resurrection of counterinsurgency as a primary military engagement strategy; counterinsurgency campaigns followed in Iraq and Afghanistan, despite the fact that counterinsurgency had utterly failed to account for the actual lived experiences of the people whose hearts and minds America had sought to win. Drawing on leading thinkers in the field and using key examples from Malaya, the Philippines, Vietnam, El Salvador, Iraq, and Afghanistan, Hearts and Minds brings a long-overdue focus on the many civilians caught up in these conflicts. Both urgent and timely, this important book challenges the idea of a neat divide between insurgents and the populations from which they emerge-and should be required reading for anyone engaged in the most important contemporary debates over U.S. military policy
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Midwest
Dewey number
  • 355.02
  • 355.021809
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gurman, Hannah
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
New Press People's History
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  • Counterinsurgency
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Counterinsurgency
Target audience
adult
Label
Hearts and minds: : a people's history of counterinsurgency, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781595588432
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11836346
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remote
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11836346
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MWT11836346
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Hearts and minds: : a people's history of counterinsurgency, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781595588432
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11836346
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11836346
System control number
MWT11836346
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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