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The Manual of Peace, Embracing I, Evils and Remedies of War, II, Suggestions on the Law of Nations (Paperback) Loot Price: R388
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The Manual of Peace, Embracing I, Evils and Remedies of War, II, Suggestions on the Law of Nations (Paperback): Thomas Cogswell...

The Manual of Peace, Embracing I, Evils and Remedies of War, II, Suggestions on the Law of Nations (Paperback)

Thomas Cogswell Upham

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1836. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER FIRST. SUFFERINGS OF THE FIELD OF BATTLE. The Work, upon which we now enter, divides itself into Three parts, I, The evils and the remedies of War, II, Suggestions on the Law of Nations, III, The consideration of the subject of a Congress of Nations. In pursuance of this plan, we commence with an examination of some of the evils of war. In respect to this almost inexhaustible topic, we wish to premise to the reader, that we shall attempt to give only a mere glimpse of it. So numerous are the other topics, on which we shall find it proper and important to touch in the course of this work, it will not be in our power, for this reason among others, to delay upon any single one at much length. Indeed if it were otherwise, if we had time enough and space enough, we should probably find on making the experiment, that a full and perfect exhibition of the evils of war is, from their very intensity and the greatness of their number, wholly beyond our power. And yet we cannot but hope, that the statements which will be made, although necessarily brief, will leave such impressions upon the mind of the reader, as will be favorable to the great object we have in view, the promotion of universal peace. In the first place, let us consider for a moment the objects, which are presented to our notice on the field of battle. Let us place ourselves on some conspicuous spot in the neighborhood of the place of contest, where we may not only distinctly see what is going on, but may be at liberty to indulge those reflections, which such a scene and situation are calculated to inspire. The first thing, that arrests our attention, is the sudden discovery of large masses of men rapidly assembling together. And as we perceive, that they bear the same image, and know that the...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Thomas Cogswell Upham
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 110
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-95838-0
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-95838-3
Barcode: 9781150958380

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