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Voltaire on War and Peace

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Format: Book- Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780729400237
ISBN-10: 0729400239
Author: Henry Meyer
Publication Date: 01-Jan-1976
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Table of Contents: Introduction

I. Voltaire and the wars of his time 
A. First third of the century 
B. The war of the Austrian succession 
C. The Seven years' war 
D. Catherine and the Turks 
E. The war of American independence 

II. Ideas on war and peace 
A. War: necessary evil 
B. War and theft 
C. War: an organized venture 
D. Article: 'War' 
E. War and l'infâme 
F. War and mankind 
G. War and law 
H. War and peace 
I. War and anti-war projects 

III. The art of war 

IV. The soldier, the hero and the great man 
A. The soldier 
B. The hero and the great man 

V. War in poetry and prose 

VI. Voltaire and the pacifist current in the eighteenth century 


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