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The Resource Cowardice : a Brief History

Cowardice : a Brief History

Label
Cowardice : a Brief History
Title
Cowardice
Title remainder
a Brief History
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Coward. It's a grave insult, likely to provoke anger, shame, even violence. But what exactly is cowardice? When terrorists are called cowards, does it mean the same as when the term is applied to soldiers? And what, if anything, does cowardice have to do with the rest of us? Bringing together sources from court-martial cases to literary and film classics such as Dante's Inferno, The Red Badge of Courage, and The Thin Red Line, Cowardice recounts the great harm that both cowards and the fear of seeming cowardly have done, and traces the idea of cowardice's power to its evolutionary roots. But
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Walsh, Chris
Dewey number
  • 152.4/6
  • 152.46
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF575.F2
LC item number
W25 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fear
  • Fear
  • Courage
  • Cowardice
  • Emotions
Label
Cowardice : a Brief History
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Introduction; CHAPTER 1: Profiles in Cowardice: A Shadow History of the Home of the Brave; CHAPTER 2: Of Arms and Men; CHAPTER 3: The Ways of Excessive Fear; CHAPTER 4: Duty-Bound; CHAPTER 5: The Rise of the Therapeutic; CHAPTER 6: So Long a File: Cowardice Away from War; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Illustration Credits; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (301 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691138633
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt6p7dc5
  • 25d3defc-9351-42cb-a51c-8226fbef459d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn890089691
  • (OCoLC)890089691
Label
Cowardice : a Brief History
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Introduction; CHAPTER 1: Profiles in Cowardice: A Shadow History of the Home of the Brave; CHAPTER 2: Of Arms and Men; CHAPTER 3: The Ways of Excessive Fear; CHAPTER 4: Duty-Bound; CHAPTER 5: The Rise of the Therapeutic; CHAPTER 6: So Long a File: Cowardice Away from War; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Illustration Credits; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (301 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691138633
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt6p7dc5
  • 25d3defc-9351-42cb-a51c-8226fbef459d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn890089691
  • (OCoLC)890089691

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