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Rhetoric of War
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The Forest of Rhetoric

This overview of rhetoric includes sections on persuasive appeals, cannons of rhetoric, and rhetorical analysis, as well as an extensive list of rhetorical terms and definitions.

A Short Handbook on Rhetorical Analysis

Focusing on rhetorical analysis, this website is designed to help students understand "the ways that different rhetorical strategies are used to effect a certain response in a given audience."


This site includes information on common techniques and logical fallacies, as well as examples of propaganda from various sources.

War -- Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

A philosophical approach to the subject of war, this article covers the ethics of war and peace, just war theory, realism and pacifism.

War -- Encyclopedia Britannica

Britannica's article includes discussion of the causes (biological and social) and control (through diplomacy, regional integration and international law) of war.

Your Librarian

Darla Haines

Darla Haines
Phone: 982-5949
Office: 112 Funderburg Library

Featured Books

War Made Easy

War Made Easy
070.44 So47w

War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning

War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning
355.02 H358w


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