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Peace soldiers

Charles C. Moskos

Peace soldiers

the sociology of a United Nations military force

by Charles C. Moskos

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations -- Armed Forces

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCharles C. Moskos, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1981.P7 M68
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 171 p. ;
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5186098M
    ISBN 100226542254
    LC Control Number75005070

    The book is co-published by the Ramos Peace and Development Foundation, PVAO and Media Touchstone Ventures Inc. A page coffee table book, Twilight Glory: A Tribute to Filipino Heroes and Veterans tells the story of over years of the Filipinos’ struggle for a . By , every major peace march in the United States was led by active duty GIs and Vietnam War veterans. By , thousands of active duty soldiers and marines were marching in protest in US cities. Hundreds of soldiers and marines in Vietnam were refusing to fight; tens of thousands were deserting to Canada, France and Sweden.


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