Journal Article - Quarterly Journal: International Security

Dead Wrong? Battle Deaths, Military Medicine, and Exaggerated Reports of War's Demise

    Author:
  • Tanisha M. Fazal
| Summer 2014

Summary

Recent scholarship points to a drop in battle deaths over the past several centuries and suggests that war is declining. Improved medical care, however, has made battle wounds more survivable. War has become less fatal, but not necessarily less frequent.

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For Academic Citation: Fazal, Tanisha M.. Dead Wrong? Battle Deaths, Military Medicine, and Exaggerated Reports of War's Demise.” Quarterly Journal: International Security, vol. 39. no. 1. (Summer 2014):
95-125
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