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The Ultimate Experience

Battlefield Revelations and the Making of Modern War Culture, 1450-2000

The Ultimate Experience( )
Author: Harari, Yuval Noah
ISBN:978-1-281-97620-8
Publication Date:Jan 2008
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $130.00
Book Description:

The experience of war is often viewed today as an experience of revelation. War disillusions or enlightens people, transforms their personality, and changes their understanding of the world. Ten minutes of combat are often enough to teach people what decades of peacetime cannot. Those who did not undergo the extreme experiences of war can never understand its lessons. This view of war may seem ancient and universal. Yet, it emerged in the West only between 1740 and 1865, due to the...
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Pages:386
Author Biography
Harari, Yuval Noah (Author)
Yuval Noah Harari received a PhD in history from the University of Oxford. He lectures at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specializing in world history. He has written several books including Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind which became a 2016 New York Times Bestsellers.

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