Heroism and the Changing Character of War

Author(s): 
Scheipers, Sibylle
ISBN: 
9781137362520
Date published: 
April 2014
Hardback
Price: 
£70.00

Post-heroism is often perceived as one of the main aspects of change in the character of war, a phenomenon prevalent in western societies. According to this view, demographic and cultural changes in the west have severely decreased the tolerance for casualties in war. This edited volume provides a critical examination of this idea.