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Among the dead cities

was the Allied bombing of civilians in WWII a necessity or a crime?

by A. C. Grayling

  • 2 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA.C. Grayling.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD 744.4 .G73 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 361 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22239519M
    ISBN 100747576718, 0747585024
    OCLC/WorldCa62477814

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Mar 20,  · "Among the Dead Cities" is a meticulous examination of RAF area-bombing of German cities in World War II.

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The twentieth century - the age of 'total war' - marked the first time that civilian populations came to be seen as legitimate Cited by: 7. Oct 07,  · "Among the Dead Cities" is a meticulous examination of RAF area-bombing of German cities in World War II.

The author is a philosopher, but most of his book is history, retelling the story of the air campaign against Germany/5(37).

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Apr 24,  · In Amongst the Dead Cities, A.C. Grayling explores these moral issues in all their complexity with a detailed examination of the Allied bombing of German cities during World War 2. Considering the cases for and against the area bombing and the.

Among the Dead Cities: The History and Moral Legacy of the WWII Bombing of Civilians in Germany and Japan A. Grayling Bloomsbury Publishing USA, Apr 1, - History - pages.

When Nuremberg was scouted in as a possible site for the Nazi war crime trials, an American damage survey of Germany described it as being "among the dead cities" of that country, for it was 90% destroyed, its population decimated, its facilities lost.

As a place to put Nazis on trial, it symbolized the devastation Nazism brought upon Germany, while providing evidence of the destruction 3/5(1). Mar 03,  · Among the Dead Cities. by AC Grayling. pp, Bloomsbury, £ This book is going to cause a good deal of annoyance, not least because its extremely sophisticated argument lends itself to being immediately misunderstood by those of a less liberal frame of mind.

Feb 16,  · "Among the Dead Cities" is both a lucid and revealing work of modern history and an investigation of conscience into one of the last remaining controversies of that time. About the Author A.C. Grayling is one of Britain's leading intellectuals/5(13). Apr 01,  · Book Overview When Nuremberg was scouted in as a possible site for the Nazi war crime trials, an American damage survey of Germany described it as being "among the dead cities" of that country, for it was 90% destroyed, its population decimated, its facilities lost.5/5(5).

Among the Dead Cities. This is a book which examines the morality of what is called area bombing on the cities of Germany and Japan. (Since this page is part of my Japan and World War II section, I will not go into details on the German bombing, although the book does provide a great deal of information about that as well as about the bombings of Japan).

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"Among the Dead Cities is both a lucid and revealing work of modern history and an urgent moral investigation. Grayling details the industrial nature of the area bombing in Germany, and also of the US bombing of Japan that culminated in the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.4/5(6).

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Jun 19,  · In Among the Dead Cities, A.C. Grayling explores these moral issues in all their complexity with a detailed examination of the Allied bombing of German cities during World War 2.

Considering the cases for and against the area bombing and the experiences of the bombed and the bombers, Grayling asks: was the targeting of civilians in Germany a crime?/5(). "Among the Dead Cities" is a meticulous examination of RAF area-bombing of German cities in World War II.

The author is a philosopher, but most of his book is history, retelling the story of the air campaign against Germany.travelingartsfiesta.com: among dead cities. Skip to main content. Try Prime All Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime .Book reviews.

Among the Dead Cities A.C. Grayling Review by Edward Morris. March There can hardly be a more frustrating or thankless task than trying to impose a moral code on war, an institution which, by its very nature, feeds on its own excesses.

Yet that is the job that A.C. Grayling, a professor of philosophy at the University of.