War is a Force That Gives us Meaning download free [PDF and Ebook] by Chris Hedges

War is a Force That Gives us Meaning download free [PDF and Ebook] by Chris Hedges year 2014
  • Book name: War is a Force That Gives us Meaning
  • Author: Chris Hedges
  • Release date: 2014/9/20
  • Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781610393591
  • Rating: 8.66 of 10
  • Votes: 141
  • Review by: Naomi Larkin
  • Review rating: 7.58 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/5
  • Total pages: 224
  • Includes a PDF summary of 22 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: As a veteran war correspondent, Chris Hedges has survived ambushes in Central America, imprisonment in Sudan, and a beating by Saudi military police. He has seen children murdered for sport in Gaza and petty thugs elevated into war heroes in the Balkans. Hedges, who is also a former divinity student, has seen war at its worst and knows too well that to those who pass through it, war can be exhilarating and even addictive: It gives us purpose, meaning, a reason for living.'Drawing on his own experience and on the literature of combat from Homer to Michael Herr, Hedges shows how war seduces not just those on the front lines but entire societies,corrupting politics, destroying culture, and perverting basic human desires. Mixing hard-nosed realism with profound moral and philosophical insight, War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning is a work of terrible power and redemptive clarity whose truths have never been more necessary.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H11M44S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social & Political Philosophy, Social & Cultural History, Nationalism, Military History, General & World History
  • Available formats: TXT, RB, PDF, EPUB, DOC, HTML, BMP, WORD. Compressed in CHM, AZW3, ZIP, RAR, AZW4
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.85 USD
  • Dimensions: 141x208x16mm
  • Weight: 249.48g
  • Printed by: PublicAffairs,U.S.
  • Published in: New York, United States
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