How Everything Became war and the Military Became Everything: Tales From the Pentagon [Audiobook] download free by Rosa Brooks

How Everything Became war and the Military Became Everything: Tales From the Pentagon Audiobook download free by Rosa Brooks
  • Listen audiobook: How Everything Became war and the Military Became Everything: Tales From the Pentagon
  • Author: Rosa Brooks
  • Release date: 2017/12/29
  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781476777870
  • Rating: 7.27 of 10
  • Votes: 492
  • Review by: Valerie Woodruff
  • Review rating: 9.28 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/17
  • Duration: 5H39M20S in 256 kbps (89.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-21
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: Apple Lossless, FLAC, MP3, Vorbis, MP4, WMA, MPEG4, WAV (compression RAR, TAR.Z, LZMA, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 448
  • Includes a PDF summary of 40 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 30M6S (8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: 'A dynamic work of reportage' (The New York Times) written 'with clarity and...wit' (The New York Times Book Review) about what happens when the ancient boundary between war and peace is erased.Once, war was a temporary state of affairs. Today, America's wars are everywhere and forever: our enemies change constantly and rarely wear uniforms, and virtually anything can become a weapon. As war expands, so does the role of the US military. Military personnel now analyze computer code, train Afghan judges, build Ebola isolation wards, eavesdrop on electronic communications, develop soap operas, and patrol for pirates. You name it, the military does it.In this 'ambitious and astute' (The Washington Post) work, Rosa Brooks 'provides a masterful analysis' (San Francisco Chronicle) of this seismic shift in how America wages war from an unconventional perspective-that of a former top Pentagon official who is the daughter of two anti-war protesters and married to an Army Green Beret. By turns a memoir, a work of journalism, a scholarly exploration of history, anthropology, and law, How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything is an 'illuminating' (The New York Times), 'eloquent' (The Boston Globe), 'courageous' (US News & World Report), and 'essential' (The Dallas Morning News) examination of the role of the military today. Above all, it is a rallying cry, for Brooks issues an urgent warning: When the boundaries around war disappear, we undermine both America's founding values and the international rules and organizations that keep our world from sliding towards chaos.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Military History, Military Engineering, Warfare & Defence, International Relations, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, Political Control & Freedoms
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 17.82 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x213x30mm
  • Weight: 367g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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