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Moral combat

Michael Burleigh

Moral combat

a history of World War II

by Michael Burleigh

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by HarperPress in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [603}-622) and index.

StatementMichael Burleigh
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD743 .B78 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 650 p. :
Number of Pages650
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24544644M
ISBN 100007195761
ISBN 109780007195763
LC Control Number2010444597
OCLC/WorldCa495597689

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"Moral Combat is a vivid illustration of a principle that liberals understand well and that religious conservatives usually do not: Culture precedes politics."― Wall Street Journal "Marie Griffith reviews a century's worth of American cultural conflict over sexuality, fueled by Cited by: 5.

Moral Combat is a well written, fun, easy to understand book that really does a very solid job of debunking the damage that games are alleged to cause. It's well worth a read for anyone who is worried about what their children or spouse or friends are doing to themselves by playing by: 2.

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A magisterial counterpart to his award-winning and internationally bestselling The Third Reich, winner of the Samuel Johnson prize, Moral Combat offers a unique and riveting look at, in the words of The Times (London), "not just the war planners faced with the prospect of bombing Dresden or the atrocities of the Holocaust, but also the.

"Moral Combat" is an enlightening book about the current struggle of black humanist atheist beliefs from a feminist point of view. This informative page book is /5. But that’s one flavor of Christianity, of course; the other is a rigorously fundamentalist one, and the two eventually pitched “a battle over the moral framework in which sexual knowledge would be embedded and over who had the right to determine just what those frameworks would be.” As with every other battle in every other arena in.

Burleigh gives the reader plenty to chew on, but Moral Combat has its problems. The book is less a history of the warthan a series of thematically related essays. The Pacific Theater gets shortshrift, and Burleigh limits his discussion of “Resistance” to : Meredith Hindley.

Moral Combat authors Patrick M. Markey and Christopher J. Ferguson have been on the frontline of the violent video game debate for years, and together, they debunk the stark picture media, politicians, and other personalities tend to paint in.

In Moral Combat: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics, Marie Griffith exposes fault lines in complicated 20thcentury American debates where sex, Christianity, and politics intersect.

“The very meaning of sex, gender, and sexuality” were at the heart of these contentions, she wagers, and a key orienting concern would be whether tradition or change should be.

Andrew Roberts salutes Michael Burleigh's Moral Combat, a clear-sighted study of the Second World War as a battle of opposing ethics as well as armies Accessibility links Skip to article. With its crisp prose and lively quotations, "Moral Combat" is accessible for a wide readership.

It is also a critical scholarly contribution to the intersecting histories of sex, race, politics Author: Jodi Eichler-Levine. A magisterial counterpart to his award-winning and internationally bestselling The Third Reich, winner of the Samuel Johnson prize, Moral Combat offers a unique and riveting look at, in the words of The Times (London), "not just the war planners faced with the prospect of bombing Dresden or the atrocities of the Holocaust, but also the /5(5).

Moral Combat is a history of how the Christian consensus on sex unraveled, and how this unraveling has made our political battles over sex so ferocious and so intractable.

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Moral Combat ultimately argues that the popularity of the warrior woman in sixteenth-century Italian literature was due to her dual function of shame and praise: calling men to action and signaling potential victory to a disempowered people.

But in their new book Moral Combat, dissenting researchers Patrick M. Markey and Christopher J. Ferguson lay bare the flimsy basis of that "consensus" and produce evidence that if anything, gaming. Moral Combat is a history of how the Christian consensus on sex unraveled, and how this unraveling has made our political battles over sex so ferocious and so intractable"--"Why are religious conflicts over sex and sexuality so inescapable in American politics today.

Moral Combat is an irreverent and informative guide to the worries—and wonders—of our violent virtual world. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review5/5(1).

You might call it “moral combat,” which R. Marie Griffith does in her new book, “Moral Combat,” describing how sex has divided American Christians .Moral Combat, by Michael Burleigh, is a detailed but gripping account of the people and events that percolated through the interwar period and set the course of World War II.

It's a refreshing take on a topic too often steeped in a puerile moral equivalence/5(17).Spanning both major theaters, Moral Combat sheds a revealing light on how entire nations changed under the shock of total war.

Emphasizing the role of the past in making sense of the present, Burleigh’s book offers essential insights into the choices we face today—in some circles it is always and every aggressor is a new Hitler.