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Absolute Destruction : Military Culture and the Practices of War in Imperial Germany

Absolute Destruction : Military Culture and the Practices of War in Imperial Germany - 05 edition

Absolute Destruction : Military Culture and the Practices of War in Imperial Germany - 05 edition

ISBN13: 9780801472930

ISBN10: 0801472938

Absolute Destruction : Military Culture and the Practices of War in Imperial Germany by Isabel V. Hull - ISBN 9780801472930
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Cornell University Press
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Absolute Destruction : Military Culture and the Practices of War in Imperial Germany by Isabel V. Hull - ISBN 9780801472930

ISBN13: 9780801472930

ISBN10: 0801472938

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 05

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. Suppression becomes annihilation : Southwest Africa, 1904-1907

1. Waterberg
2. Pursuit and annihilation
3. Death by imprisonment

II. Military culture

4. National politics and military culture
5. Lessons of 1870-71 : institutions and law
6. Standard practices
7. Doctrines of fear and force
8. Stopping the process

III. The First World War

9. Waging war, 1914-1916 : risk, estremes, and limits
10. Civilians as objects of military necessity
11. The Armenian genocide
12. Repetition and self-destruction