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The Future of War : The Re-Enchantment of War in the Twenty-First Century - Christopher Coker

The Future of War

The Re-Enchantment of War in the Twenty-First Century


Published: 29th October 2004
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In this book, Professor Christopher Coker presents an original and controversial thesis about the future of war.

  • Argues that the biotechnology revolution has given war a new lease of life.

  • Draws on thinkers from Hegel and Nietzsche to the postmodernists.

  • Refers to modern fiction and films.

  • Part of the prestigious Blackwell Manifestos series.

"For all those who seek a deeper understanding of the contours of war, then this fine book should be required reading."

Michael Evans, Royal Military College, Duntroon

"An important and exciting book that draws on a remarkable range of sources."

Andrew Linklater, University of Wales, Aberystwyth

Foreword by Michael Evans.


1. The Re-Enchantment of War.

2. The Warrior of The Future: Memes or Genes?.

3. Towards Post Human Warfare.

4. Beyond The Death Threshold.

5. The Death of Sacrifice.

6. To be Concluded?.



ISBN: 9781405120425
ISBN-10: 1405120428
Series: Wiley-Blackwell Manifestos
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 180
Published: 29th October 2004
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.93 x 16.41  x 1.67
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 1