, Number 11

Alex Danchev

In considering some of the issues raised by the troubling and troublesome thesis of 'the barbarization of warfare', this review article reflects briefly on civilization and barbarism on the battlefield, and in the imagination, calling in aid an unholy alliance of Joseph Conrad, Norbert Elias, Basil Liddell Hart among others, and pitting the idea of a 'civilizing process' against a barbarizing one.

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