Civil Wars

Some articles on civil wars, civil war, wars, war:

The Civil Wars: A Tree Is Best Measured When It Is Down
... the CIVIL warS a tree is best measured when it is down is an opera created in the early 1980s by director Robert Wilson to music by Philip Glass, David Byrne, Gavin Bryars and others ... Originally, The Civil Wars was conceived as a single daylong piece of music theatre to accompany the 1984 Summer Olympics ... to compose sections of Wilson's text inspired by the American Civil War ...
Kenneth Pollack - Other Publications
... book Things Fall Apart Containing the Spillover from an Iraqi Civil War with Daniel L ... This book analyzed 12 recent civil wars to derive six common ways in which fullscale ethnic civil wars "spillover" to affect neighboring states ... to very severe problems (like causing other civil wars or triggering regional wars among neighboring states) that the early evidence so far suggested that the ...
The Twelve Caesars - Constituent Works - Augustus
... Octavian (not yet renamed Augustus) finished the civil wars started by his great-uncle, Julius Caesar ... Suetonius includes descriptions of these civil wars, including the final one against Mark Antony that ended with the Battle of Actium ... His declaration of the end of the Civil Wars that had started under Julius Caesar marked the historic beginning of the Roman Empire, and the Pax Romana ...
Congo Kinshasa - History - Civil Wars
... By 1996, following the Rwandan Civil War and genocide and the ascension of a Tutsi-led government, Rwandan Hutu militia forces (Interahamwe) fled to ... the mineral resources of Zaire, launching the First Congo War ... troops, started the Second Congo War by attacking the DRC army in 1998 ...
Civil War Era In Norway - Views On The Civil Wars - Modern Views
... Modern historians have put forward many views and explanations of the civil war era ... sources, the sagas, strongly emphasise the personal nature of the conflicts - wars arose as a result of the struggle between different people for the possession of the throne ... several kings simultaneously, gave personal conflicts the potential to become full-blown wars ...

Famous quotes containing the words wars and/or civil:

    Our national determination to keep free of foreign wars and foreign entanglements cannot prevent us from feeling deep concern when ideals and principles that we have cherished are challenged.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)

    Resolved, There can never be a true peace in this Republic until the civil and political rights of all citizens of African descent and all women are practically established. Resolved, that the women of the Revolution were not wanting in heroism and self-sacrifice, and we, their daughters, are ready, in this War, to pledge our time, our means, our talents, and our lives, if need be, to secure the final and complete consecration of America to freedom.
    Woman’s Loyal League (founded May 1861)