Civil Wars: A History in Ideas

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Armitage, David. 2017. Civil Wars: A History in Ideas. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
Civil Wars: A History in Ideas

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Donzelli Editore (Italy) Guerre civile. Una storia attraverso le idee, trans. David Scaffei (Rome, 2017): https://www.donzelli.it/libro/9788868436223

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Features and Interviews:

Maartje Abbenhuis, David Armitage, Eleanor Cowan, Andrew Fitzmaurice, Duncan Ivison and Ben Saul, 'Civil Wars: A History in Ideas,' Sydney Ideas (5 June 2017): https://soundcloud.com/sydney-ideas/civil-wars-a-history-in-ideas

Phillip Adams, 'When is a War a Civil War?,' Late Night Live (6 June 2017): http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/latenightlive/what-gets-nam...

Brian Bethune, 'The Modern World's Mass Violence is Almost Entirely Due to Civil Wars,' Maclean's (7 February 2017): https://www.thenation.com/article/are-we-on-the-verge-of-another-civil-war/

Martin Burcharth, 'I dag er alle krige borgerkrige,' Information (20 July 2017): https://www.information.dk/udland/2017/07/dag-krige-borgerkrige

Howard Burton, 'Eating One's Own: Examining Civil War,' Ideas Roadshow (June 2017): http://www.ideasroadshow.com/issues/eating-ones-own-examining-civil-war

Ellie Cawthorne, 'Civil Wars and Restoration England,' History Extra (25 May 2017): http://www.historyextra.com/podcast/military-history/civil-wars-and-rest...

C-SPAN, 'Civil Wars' (8 February 2017): https://www.c-span.org/video/?422537-2/civil-wars

Ron Granieri, 'What Makes a War "Civil"?,' Geopolitics with Granieri (7 February 2017): http://www.fpri.org/event/2017/makes-war-civil/

Prashant Jha, 'We Have Now Moved to War Within States,' Hindustan Times (2 May 2017): http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/we-have-now-moved-to-war-within...

Michael Knigge, 'Harvard Historian Armitage: US at a "Very Delicate Moment",' Deutsche Welle (16 February 2017): http://www.dw.com/en/harvard-historian-armitage-us-at-a-very-delicate-mo...

Richard Kreitner, 'Are We on the Verge of Another Civil War?,' The Nation (8 February 2017): https://www.thenation.com/article/are-we-on-the-verge-of-another-civil-war/

Joe Muscolino, 'What We Talk About When We Talk About Civil Wars,' Signature (14 March 2017): http://www.signature-reads.com/2017/03/what-we-talk-about-when-we-talk-a...

Michele Nicholasen, ‘From Rome to Rwanda: The Centuries-Long Effort to Define Civil War,’ Epicenter (6 March 2017): http://epicenter.wcfia.harvard.edu/blog/rome-rwanda-centuries-long-effort-define-civil-war

Anaclet Pons, ‘Las guerras civiles a lo largo de la historia,’ Clionauta (15 May 2017): https://clionauta.hypotheses.org/16948

Johan Schloemann, 'Eigene Feinde,' Süddeutsche Zeitung (24 January 2017): 9.

Supriya Sharma, 'David Armitage at JLF 2017: US President's Instability Could End Peace Since WWII,' Hindustan Times (22 January 2017): http://www.hindustantimes.com/books/david-armitage-at-jlf-2017-us-presid...

Tavis Smiley, 'Historian and Author David Armitage,' The Tavis Smiley Show (13 April 2017): http://www.pbs.org/wnet/tavissmiley/interviews/historian-author-david-ar...

Kate Tuttle, ‘What We Mean When We Say Civil War,’ The Boston Globe (3 February 2017): https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/books/2017/02/02/what-mean-when-say-civil-war/9F6Y7NkM8GIR0olKNO7EII/story.html

Reviews:

Rachad Antonius and Olivier Kemeid, 'Plus on est de fous, plus on lit!,' Radio-Canada (16 May 2017): https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw7a92ZEBwQ

Valentina Arena, Nicholas McDowell, Anne Orford and Richard Whatmore, ‘Special Issue: David Armitage’s Civil Wars: A History in Ideas,’ Global Intellectual History, 1 (2017).

Bryan Banks, 'Revolutionary Review: Armitage's Civil Wars: A History in Ideas,' Age of Revolutions (10 April 2017): https://ageofrevolutions.com/2017/04/10/revolutionary-review-armitages-c...

Jens Bartelson, Julián Casanova, Carsten Hjort Lange, Patricia Owens and Benjamin Straumann, ‘Book Forum: David Armitage, Civil Wars: A History in Ideas,’ Critical Analysis of Law, 4, 2 (Fall 2017): http://cal.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/cal/announcement/view/534

John Batchelor, ‘The Civil War of 2017,’ The Daily Beast (15 May 2017): http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2017/05/15/the-civil-war-of-2017

William Bushnell, 'Military Professional Reading Lists,' Military Officers Association of America (July 2017): http://www.moaa.org/readinglist/

Bryce Christensen, Booklist, 113, 7 (December 2016): 11-12 (starred review).

Linda Colley, New York Review of Books, 64, 10 (8 June 2017): 42-43; http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2017/06/08/what-gets-called-civil-war/

John Collins, Reviews in History: http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/

Saul David, Prospect, 254 (May 2017), 76: https://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/magazine/books-in-brief-civil-wars-by...

Eoin Dillon, History Ireland, 25, 4 (July/August 2017).

Steve Donoghue, The Christian Science Monitor (6 March 2017): http://www.csmonitor.com/Books/Book-Reviews/2017/0306/Civil-Wars-conside...

Scott Duinstra, Library Journal, 142, 1 (1 January 2017): 103.

'Brother Against Brother,' The Economist (11-17 February 2017), 72: http://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21716595-historian-excavate...

Omar El Akkad, 'Divided We Fall,' The Globe and Mail (18 February 2017), R16: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/books-and-media/book-reviews/david-a...

Ronald H. Fritze, 'Defining Civil War Too Complex,' The Decatur Daily (12 March 2017): http://www.decaturdaily.com/life/books/book-review-defining-civil-war-to...

Juan Francisco Fuentes, ‘El arte de la guerra civil,’ Revista de Libros (3 May 2017): http://www.revistadelibros.com/discusion/el-arte-de-la-guerra-civil

Gong Xiang Xiang, '曖昧的內戰概念史,' CUP  (Hong Kong) (17 February 2017): http://www.cup.com.hk/2017/02/17/history-of-idea-of-civil-war/

John Gray, 'Terms of Engagement,' Literary Review, 451 (March 2017), 19-20: https://literaryreview.co.uk/terms-of-engagement

Barbara Hoffert, Library Journal, 141, 16 (1 October 2016): 60: http://reviews.libraryjournal.com/2016/08/prepub/picks/nobel-prize-winner-coetzee-civil-war-as-concept-barbaras-picks-feb-2017-pt-4/.

Ed Jones, 'The Impossible Grammar of Civil War,' LSE Review of Books (20 June 2017): http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2017/07/19/long-read-review-the-...

Andrew Kent, 'What is a Civil War?,' Lawfare Blog (28 March 2017): https://lawfareblog.com/what-civil-war

Kirkus Reviews, 84, 23 (1 December 2016).

Paschalis Kitromilides, ‘Ο εμφύλιος πόλεμος ως ιδέα και ως ιστορία,’ Το Βήμα (8-9 July 2017): http://www.tovima.gr/books-ideas/article/?aid=890546

Sanford Levinson, History Book Club (February 2017): https://historybookclub.com/catalog/product/5201-CIVIL-WARS-A-HISTORY-IN...

Troy Lewis, Military Review (30 June 2017): http://www.armyupress.army.mil/Journals/Military-Review/MR-Book-Reviews/...

Karen R. Long, Newsday (1 March 2017): http://www.newsday.com/entertainment/books/civil-wars-review-harvard-his...

David Luhrssen, Shepherd Express (2 May 2017): http://shepherdexpress.com/article-29688-civil-wars-a-history-in-ideas-%...

Mark Mazower, 'War or Peace? How the Battle Lines Became Blurred,' The Financial Times, 39447 (15-16 April 2017): https://www.ft.com/content/631c1324-1ebf-11e7-b7d3-163f5a7f229c

Brett Miller, 'The Long Life of a Shattering and Complex Idea,' PopMatters (12 June 2017): http://www.popmatters.com/review/civil-wars-a-history-in-ideas-david-arm...

Michael Moran, ‘Hell of a Book,’ Carnegie Reporter (22 June 2017): https://medium.com/carnegie-reporter/hell-of-a-book-4e6f26324add

Ralph Peterson, San Francisco Book Review (June 2017): https://sanfranciscobookreview.com/product/civil-wars-a-history-in-ideas/

Publishers Weekly, 263, 46 (14 November 2016): 41 (starred review): http://bit.ly/2fMZ4gw

Srinath Raghavan, 'Decoding the Idea of a Civil War,' Livemint (19 March 2017): http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/Wrq4xuXJSs2Q8rnBwBfUEP/Decoding-the-idea...

Thomas E. Ricks, 'New and Noteworthy Books in Military History, from Afghanistan to Waterloo,' New York Times Book Review (26 May 2017): https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/26/books/review/military-history.html?_r=0

Addie Schulte, 'Civil Wars--David Armitage,' Boekenstrijd (16 July 2017): http://www.boekenstrijd.nl/geschiedenis/civil-wars-david-armitage/

Philip Seib, 'Civil or Not--Does the Name of War Matter?,' Dallas Morning News (24 February 2017): http://www.dallasnews.com/arts/books/2017/02/24/civil-wars-david-armitag...

Jan Tattenberg, e-International Relations (19 May 2017): http://www.e-ir.info/2017/05/19/review-civil-war-a-history-in-ideas/

Paul Taunton, 'What We Learned from David Armitage's Civil Wars, the Most Destructive Form of Human Violence,' National Post (10 February 2017): http://news.nationalpost.com/arts/books/what-we-learned-from-david-armit...

Vibe Termansen, 'Brødre mod brødre,' Weekendavisen (30 June 2017): https://www.pressreader.com/denmark/weekendavisen/20170630/282256665510804

Orlando Trinchi, 'Ma davvero esistono guerre civili?,' Pagina 99 (14 July 2017): https://www.donzelli.it/download.php?id=VTJGc2RHVmtYMSsyemVIdjBmM2RkMzhn...

Wouter van Dijk, 'De geschiedenis van het denken over burgeroorlog,' Athenaeum Boekhandel (10 April 2017): http://www.athenaeum.nl/recensies/2017/de-geschiedenis-van-het-denken-ov...

Phil Vernon, 'Are Politics Civil War by Other Means?,' Philvernon.net (16 March 2017): https://philvernon.net/2017/03/16/are-politics-simply-civil-war-by-other...

Sean Wilson, ‘Midwinter Book Picks,’ CBC All in a Day (6 February 2017): http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/programs/allinaday/midwinter-picks-from-the-book-panel-1.3969579

John Fabian Witt, 'Fighting Words,' The New Rambler (6 March 2017): http://newramblerreview.com/book-reviews/history/fighting-words

 

 

 

Last updated on 07/24/2017