Makers of modern strategy peter paret

Visit our Gift Guides and find our recommendations on what to get friends and family during the holiday season. Part Two The Expansion of War. Imrollo3 rated it liked it Jul 11, This should be in every strategist's library. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Essence of Decision Philip Zelikow. Gurkha Colour Sergeant Kailash Limbu. The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare: Peter ParetGordon A. Initially, I was very excited for this sweeping page compilation of military strategy from over 25 expert contributors. Part pareh A superb listing of essays the idea of 'grand strategy', which is a distinct field of analysis from just history, political science, or even economics.

I have had this book as a supplemental text in two different I learned almost nothing from this book, and really should have stopped reading it around page Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age takes the first part of its title from an earlier collection of essays, published by Princeton University Press inwhich makrs a classic of historical scholarship.

Other essays trace the interaction of theory and experience over generations--the evolution of American strategy, for instance, or the emergence of revolutionary war in the modern world.

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American Sniper Chris Kyle. It was first published inand has been updated about every generation or so. But once I finished it, I had to go back and re-read, because it put it all together. It is still the single best volume of western military thought.

Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age

Just and Unjust Wars Michael Walzer. Maurice of Nassau Gustavus Adolphus Raimondo.

Allied Strategy in Europe Maurice Matloff. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. However, by about pages in, it became clear that I was NOT going to come away from this book with tried-and-true principals that I could transplant from military strategy to everyday life.

Aces and Kings L. I only read Clausewitz sttategy.

It needs updating, with some post cold-war analysis. Every major military leade In my experience, anthologies are always a sort of coin toss with essays being either very good or very bad, due to the fact that it's a collection of different authors with different ideas and different styles.

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These essays analyse war, its strategic characteristics and its political and social functions, over the past five centuries. The essays in this volume analyze war, its strategic characterisitics and its political and social functions, over the past etrategy centuries. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Rafael rated it really liked it Jul 12, The diversity of its themes and the broad perspectives applied to them make the book a work of general history as much as a history of the theory and practice of war from the Renaissance to the present. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Very interesting read for those of you who like to decipher how our military leadership has developed some of its current tactics. Especially if you are an 11Bravo! Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age takes the first part of its title from an earlier collection of essays, published by Princeton University Press inwhich became a classic of historical scholarship.

Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age by Peter Paret

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