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- DescriptionThis book is a collection of eight essays on politics and defense written over the past quarter of a century. What particularly unifies them is the distinction between the military and police (or punitive) uses of force and implication of each for preservation of moderate political practices and skill in the use of armed force.
- Author BiographyWendell John Coats, Jr. is Professor of Government at Connecticut College where he teaches ancient and modern political theory. He has also taught political theory and foreign/ defense policy at Kenyon College and the University of Colorado. He is the author of six previous books in political theory and politics, including A Theory of Republican Character (1994), Statesmanship (1995), Oakeshott and His Contemporaries (2001), and Political Theory and Practice (2003). In 1979 he worked as a legislative assistant in The U.S. House of Representatives and from 1969 to 1972 served as a company grade U.S. Army officer.
- Author(s)Wendell John Coats
- PublisherUniversity Press of America
- Date of Publication05/11/2008
- GenreCurrent Affairs & Issues
- Place of PublicationLanham, MD
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity Press of America
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight267 g
- Width154 mm
- Height232 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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