The Geography of Human Conflict

The Geography of Human Conflict

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Informing this study throughout will be an awareness of the interactions between Space and Time, addressed not metaphysically but in mundane terms. Then again, while linear distance and bearing are becoming less crucially important, the two-dimensional aspects of geographic space (areas and densities) are becoming more critical. Germane, too, is the medium-term (20 to 30 years?) prospect of biowarfare, displacing nuclear bombs as the most menacing form of mass destruction. The classical Chinese concept of yin and yang is examined as lending itself to singularly fruitful application to conflict limitation in an ever-shrinking world.I Contingent Aggression Perhaps the most archetypal image of generalship would be several of the fraternity poring over an outspread ... There 140, 000 troops were amassed, averagely one every 57 square metres. ... The night through it had rained aquot;cats and dogsaquot;. ... 515 bc), initiated the convention of dividing the globe we live on into five climatic zones: one torrid, one of moderation each side of it andanbsp;...

Title:The Geography of Human Conflict
Author:Neville Brown
Publisher:Sussex Academic Press - 2009


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