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Gloria Skurzynski is the author of more than fifty books for children and virtual war book adults, including Virtual War, The Clones, and The books have won numerous awards, among them the Christopher Award, the Spur Award from the Western Writers of America, the Golden Kite Award, and the Science Book Award from the American Institute of Physics/5(18).
Virtual War develops the concept of humans being genetically engineered to fight virtual wars. I read this book in my search for books that would appeal to my students who are heavy gamers. Skurzynski develops the theme of technological loneliness in a futuristic society/5. Gloria Skurzynski is the author of more than fifty books for children and young adults, including Virtual War, The Clones, and The books have won numerous awards, among them the Christopher Award, the Spur Award from the Western Writers of America, the Golden Kite Award, and the Science Book Award from the American Institute of ed on: Ap Virtual War (Virtual War Chronologs, #1), The Clones (Virtual War Chronologs, #2), The Revolt (Virtual War Chronologs, #3), The Choice (Virtual War Chro Author: Gloria Skurzynski.
Ignatieff ignores this to paint his warped notion of a "virtual" war. Ignatieff demanded intervention for Kosovo but then blames how it was carried out. He says the laser-guided bombing was ineffective in stopping Milosevic and so it was. He says how "virtual war" is virtual both to the people dropping the ordnance and those fleeing the by: virtual war book LibraryThing Review User Review - cnolasco - LibraryThing.
Skurzynski, Gloria. virtual war book The Virtual War: The Virtual War Chronologs - Book 1. New York: Simon Pulse. Virtual War is a science fiction novel that takes place in on Earth, which has been 4/5(2). Virtual War Gloria Buy this book Fourteen-year-old Corgan has been genetically engineered to fight a virtual reality war for possession of one of the few habitable areas left on earth.
Gloria Skurzynski is the author of more than fifty books for children and young adults, including Virtual War, The Clones, and The books have won numerous awards, among them the Christopher Award, the Spur Award from the Western Writers of America, the Golden Kite Award, and the Science Book Award from the American Institute of Physics/5(11).
In this moving exploration of the war in Kosovo, Ignatieff combines reportage, theory and analysis to produce a definitive study of a new type of warfare, the virtual war where the watching nation is mobilized as a television audience and instead of victory there is only an uncertain endgame.3/5(1).
Virtual War - Js13kGames. Members of the Nintendo generation gain a new perspective on electronic aggression in this taut, chilling, and finely crafted novel from Skurzynski (Cyberstorm,etc.).
By the yearplague and nuclear war have driven the two million surviving members of the human race into a handful of domed cities, where they eat synthetic food, sleep in cramped dormitories, and wait for the world Author: Gloria Skurzynski.
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Free shipping over $/5(5). Virtual War – A Revolution in Human Affairs. Stefan J. Banach. War, of any kind, is the ultimate failure of mankind. Yet, in the course of human endeavors, we have found another way in which to wage global war – in this case, Virtual War in Virtual Battle Space.
Get this from a library. Virtual war. [Gloria Skurzynski] -- In a future world where global contamination has necessitated limited human contact, three young people with unique genetically engineered abilities are teamed up to wage a war in virtual reality.
Virtual war signifies the increased use of and dependence on technology in the course of includes the time/space separation between an attacker and the intended target which results in the "sanitization" of war. The concept has gained notoriety amongst policy makers and academics who study the Revolution in Military Affairs.
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Virtual War by Gloria Skurzynski, who lives in Salt Lake City, was copyright February It is a book of the science fiction genre.
It is based in the future around By now the earth's population is only around 2 million because of disease, chemical and nuclear war-fare have made much of the planet unsuitable for living. Only when we have recognized the seductiveness and failures of virtual war, he warns, can we truly assess the risks and benefits of decisive action.
This is a timely and provocative book for the. In a powerful new book on the conflict in Kosovo, author Michael Ignatieff asks not only whether virtual war is moral, but whether it can work. Precision violence, he warns, is now at the disposal of a risk-averse culture, unwilling to sacrifice and determined to stay out of harm's way.
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The names inscribed in these Books of Remembrance can also be found in the Canadian Virtual War Memorial. Inthe War of Book of Remembrance was commissioned to mark the th anniversary of the signing of a peace treaty. This campaign ``looked and sounded like a war,'' Ignatieff writes, but it was ``a spectacle: it aroused emotions in the intense but shallow way that sports do.'' Throughout the book, much of which appeared as separate pieces in The New Yorker, he worries that if war becomes unreal—virtual rather than actual to those dominating the conflict.
Virtual War by Gloria Skurzynski: 1: The Clones: The Virtual War Chronologs--Book 2 by Gloria Skurzynski: 2: The Revolt (Virtual War Chronologs) by Gloria Skurzynski: 3: The Choice (Skurzynski, Gloria.
Virtual War Chronologs, Bk. 4.) by Gloria Skurzynski: 4: Devastation (Virtual War Chronologs) by Gloria Skurzynski: Omnibus Afterwar by. Directed by Tom Harper. With Ben Chaplin, Phoebe Fox, Shaun Evans, Sophie Okonedo. Eight UK government officials act out their potential response and decisions in a simulated war game scenario in which escalation of nuclear threat between India and Pakistan leads to nuclear war and quite likely the end of the world/10().
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