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Performance in place of war

Thompson, James

Performance in place of war

by Thompson, James

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Published by Seagull Books in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • War and theater,
  • Theater

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-331) and index.

    Other titlesWar
    StatementJames Thompson, Jenny Hughes, Michael Balfour
    ContributionsHughes, Jenny, 1971-, Balfour, Michael, 1966-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2041.W37 T46 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 351 p. :
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24882516M
    ISBN 109781906497149
    LC Control Number2010319933

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      The "war effort" inspires individual citizens (not just soldiers) to behave honorably and unselfishly, in the service of a greater good. He is the author of several best-selling books.   Screenshot of actors during performance of "Ajax", presented by Theater of War on July 30th, Courtesy of Theater of War Productions. In a nutshell, Theater of War .

      As dangerous as the world has been since , the place that war plays in most modern countries has decreased substantially. In , 6 percent of global GDP was spent on military spending. By , it was down to 2 percent. Beyond the economic side, the number of people involved in state-driven military enterprises has fallen as armies and. War is defined as a state of armed conflict between different nations or states or different groups within a nation or state. Over the course of time many different wars have been fought, some on a small scale and some on such a large scale that they were called World Wars.


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