The Unconquerable World

Power, Nonviolence, and the Will of the People by Jonathan Schell

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks

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Cover of: The Unconquerable World | Jonathan Schell
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  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Peace,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • International Relations - Diplomacy,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Political Process - Elections
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages448
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Open LibraryOL7932145M
ISBN 100805044574
ISBN 109780805044577
OCLC/WorldCa55873975

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A sweeping, richly detailed analysis of the changing nature of military confrontation, both nuclear and conventional, from the. In his pacifist manifesto, THE UNCONQUERABLE WORLD, Schell examines the history of conventional war, nuclear war, people's war and revolution, from Von Clausewitz's premise that wars are fought to secure political objectives, to the Bush administration's ongoing "war on terrorism," while simultaneously examining the history of nonviolence, from Jesus's commandment to "put up thy sword," to Gandhi's Cited by: You must imagine my surprise in discovering that “The Unconquerable World” is a thorough and thoughtful book.

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For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud, Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed.

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The Unconquerable World Introduction: The Towers and the Wall Part 1 Violence. The Rise and Fall of the War System "Nuclear War" People's War Part 2 Nonviolence. Satyagraha Nonviolent Revolution, Nonviolent Rule The Mass Minority in Action: France and Russia Living in Truth Cooperative Power Part Brand: Library of America.