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The Resource Lincoln on trial : southern civilians and the law of war, Burrus M. Carnahan

Lincoln on trial : southern civilians and the law of war, Burrus M. Carnahan

Label
Lincoln on trial : southern civilians and the law of war
Title
Lincoln on trial
Title remainder
southern civilians and the law of war
Statement of responsibility
Burrus M. Carnahan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In light of recent controversies and legal actions related to America's treatment of enemy prisoners in the Middle East and Guantánamo Bay, the regulation of government during wartime has become a volatile issue on the global scene. By today's standards, Lincoln's adherence to the laws of war could be considered questionable, and his critics, past and present, have not hesitated to charge that he was a war criminal. In Lincoln on Trial: Southern Civilians and the Law of War, Burrus M. Carnahan conducts an extensive analysis of Lincoln's leadership throughout the Civil War as he struggled to ba
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carnahan, Burrus M.
Dewey number
973.7092
Index
index present
LC call number
E457.2
LC item number
.C295 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • United States
  • Civilians in war
  • Combatants and noncombatants (International law)
  • Just war doctrine
  • War
  • History
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Civilians in war
  • Combatants and noncombatants (International law)
  • Ethics
  • Just war doctrine
  • Military leadership
  • War
  • Southern States
  • United States
Label
Lincoln on trial : southern civilians and the law of war, Burrus M. Carnahan
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813125695.001.0001
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-154) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : crisis at Baltimore -- "With the law of war in time of war" : applying international law to a civil war -- "Property, both of enemies and friends, may be taken when needed" : seizure and destruction of civilian property -- "Strong measures, deemed indispensable but harsh at best" : retaliation and guerrilla warfare -- "War, at the best, is terrible" : devastation and command responsibility -- "Can you get near enough to throw shells into the city?" : personal injury to civilians -- Conclusion: "Government should not act for revenge."
Control code
ocn646068468
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (165 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813173665
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt2hgs2c
  • CC5696B1-9376-4485-BF17-0D347D3E1D23
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o646068468
  • (OCoLC)646068468
Label
Lincoln on trial : southern civilians and the law of war, Burrus M. Carnahan
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813125695.001.0001
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-154) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : crisis at Baltimore -- "With the law of war in time of war" : applying international law to a civil war -- "Property, both of enemies and friends, may be taken when needed" : seizure and destruction of civilian property -- "Strong measures, deemed indispensable but harsh at best" : retaliation and guerrilla warfare -- "War, at the best, is terrible" : devastation and command responsibility -- "Can you get near enough to throw shells into the city?" : personal injury to civilians -- Conclusion: "Government should not act for revenge."
Control code
ocn646068468
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (165 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813173665
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt2hgs2c
  • CC5696B1-9376-4485-BF17-0D347D3E1D23
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o646068468
  • (OCoLC)646068468

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