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Wars of the Third Kind Conflict in Underdeveloped Countries

By: Rice, Edward E.

Price: $16.56

Publisher: Berkeley, Univ Of California Pr: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003292

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Most of the armed conflicts since WWII have been neither conventional nor nuclear, but wars of a third kind, usually fought in the Third World and relying heavily, although not exclusively, on guerilla warfare. The author examines analytically a host of these conflicts from the American Revolution and the Huk rebellion to the Vietnam War and repeated conflicts in Central and Latin America. The author explores the origin of these wars, the motivation and organization of the people who fight them, their rural and popular nature, how and why guerrilla armies may be converted into regular armies, ... View more info