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Critical Faculties

War without limits

New scholarship on the origins of 'total war,' from the French Revolution to World War II, helps explain the war on terror.

By Christopher Shea
May 13, 2007

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Sometimes it seems as if the country has fallen into a high-stakes, all-consuming global conflict, and sometimes it seems that nothing has changed at all. (Full article: 1038 words)

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