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Paying for the war?

Douglas Jay

Paying for the war?

by Douglas Jay

  • 12 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Labour Party in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War, Cost of.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Finance -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby Douglas Jay.
    ContributionsLabour Party (Great Britain)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11p. ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18677389M

    From the Korean War to the current conflict in Iraq, Paying the Human Costs of War examines the ways in which the American public decides whether to support the use of military force. Contrary to the conventional view, the authors demonstrate that the public does not respond reflexively and solely to the number of casualties in a conflict.   Financing the Iraq War. Often obscured in the debate over the Iraq war is the cost of the Iraq war—and who's paying for it.. Robert Hormats, an international finance expert at .

    Get this from a library! Paying freedom's price: a history of African Americans in the Civil War. [Paul D Escott] -- Paying Freedom's Price provides a comprehensive yet brief and readable history of the role of African Americans-both slave and free-from the decade leading up to the Civil War until its immediate.   In , a Nobel prize-winning economist began the painstaking process of calculating the true cost of the Iraq war. In his new book, he reveals Author: Aida Edemariam.

    An epic graphic study of an Indigenous people trying to survive between tradition and so-called progress. Eisner Award winner Sacco’s Palestine () and Footnotes in Gaza () are classics of contemporary graphic journalism. This is his first book since the stunning The Great War: July 1, (), and it’s well worth the wait. The author and illustrator spent six weeks reporting Author: Joe Sacco.   The Civil War ended more than years ago, but the U.S. government is still paying a veteran's pension from that conflict. "One beneficiary from the Civil War [is] still alive and receiving Author: Curt Mills.


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