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Author Lorenzo, Ronald, author.

Title The Puritan culture of America's military : U.S. Army war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan / by Ronald Lorenzo
Published London : Routledge, 2016
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Contents 1. An excerpt from The protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism. Introduction -- 2. "A prayer against our enemies." An overview of American military justice -- 3. Excerpts from The Swedish articles of war. Puritan military justice -- 4. Excerpts from one letter and two speeches. Puritanism and revenge -- 5. Two stories of hunting witches. Puritanism and revenge -- 6. An excerpt on military superstitions of World War II. Puritanism and superstition -- 7. An excerpt from Sam Vaknin's malignant self love. Puritanism and narcissism -- 8. A definition from The devil's dictionary by Ambrose Bierce. Conclusion and discussion
Notes Previously issued in print: Farnham: Ashgate, 2013
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Afghan War (2001- )
Iraq War (2003-2011)
Afghan War, 2001- -- Atrocities
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- United States.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Atrocities.
Military offenses -- United States.
Puritans -- Influence
Sociology, Military -- United States.
War crimes -- Case studies
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry.
Military offenses.
Puritans -- Influence.
Sociology, Military.
War crimes.
United States.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1317018478