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Author Johnson, James Turner.
Title Ethics and the use of force : just war in historical perspective / James Turner Johnson.
Imprint Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, [2011]
©2011

Series Justice, international law and global security
Justice, international law and global security.
Subject Just war doctrine -- History.
War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 174 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Two moral traditions on the use of armed force -- pt. 2. Just war and international law -- pt. 3. Just war and political realism -- pt. 4. Pressing contemporary problems.
Summary This book explores how and why just war tradition coalesced and how it has developed. By highlighting the just war tradition in historical perspective, this valuable study looks at contemporary implications drawn out in the context of important contemporary debates.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781409418580 (electronic bk.)
1409418588 (electronic bk.)
140941857X (hardback ; alk. paper)
9781409418573 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9781409418573 (hardback ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 726826692
Additional Format Print version: Johnson, James Turner. Ethics and the use of force. Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, ©2011 (DLC) 2011003627