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The Resource War time : an idea, its history, its consequences, Mary L. Dudziak

War time : an idea, its history, its consequences, Mary L. Dudziak

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War time : an idea, its history, its consequences
Title
War time
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an idea, its history, its consequences
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Mary L. Dudziak
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Wartime, an idea, its history, its consequences
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eng
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Review
Dudziak (Exporting American Dreams) riffs on the meaning of wartime and its legal implications in this brief cultural history. She examines the meaning of wartime in American history and notes that “an essential aspect of wartime is that it is temporary.” Because war is seen as provisional, Americans have been willing to accept “exceptional policies” that enhance presidential power and erode civil liberties—a view generally endorsed by the courts. What if, Dudziak asks, “American war spills beyond tidy time boundaries” and wartime becomes “normal time”? The executive branch, she contends, has defined the war on terror along the lines of the cold war, as an ideological conflict with no boundaries. Dudziak laments that the courts generally have continued to treat wartime as temporary even though its meaning has changed. Wartime, she concludes, has “become a policy, rather than a state of existence” and need not cause us to suspend our principles. Closely argued and clearly written, this is a scholarly work with popular appeal. (Feb.) --Staff (Reviewed November 14, 2011) (Publishers Weekly, vol 258, issue 46, p)
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10074795
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1956-
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Dudziak, Mary L.
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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True
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  • War
  • War (Philosophy)
  • Time
  • Time
  • United States
  • United States
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an idea, its history, its consequences
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War time : an idea, its history, its consequences, Mary L. Dudziak
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Copyright
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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text
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842343
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9780199775231
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2011026311
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rdamedia
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(Sirsi) i9780199775231
Label
War time : an idea, its history, its consequences, Mary L. Dudziak
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
842343
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780199775231
Lccn
2011026311
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
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(Sirsi) i9780199775231

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