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Author Whitman, James Q., 1957-
Title The verdict of battle : the law of victory and the making of modern war / James Q. Whitman
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  U22 .W55 2012    AVAILABLE    30660020109893
Descript [vii], 323 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Why battles matter -- Accepting the wager of battle -- Laying just claim to the profits of war -- The monarchical monopolization of military violence -- Were there really rules? -- The death of pitched battle
Subject War -- Moral and ethical aspects
Combat -- Moral and ethical aspects
Battles -- Europe -- History -- 18th century
Military art and science -- Europe -- History -- 18th century
War (International law)
Military ethics -- History -- 18th century
Military history -- Europe -- 18th century
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