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The Art of War in the Western World

Jones, Archer

ISBN 10: 0252013808 / ISBN 13: 9780252013805
Published by University of Illinois Press, 1987
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: The Art of War in the Western World

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Presents an overview of the history of warfare in the Western world from ancient times to the latter half of the twentieth century, from spears and arrows to nuclear missiles

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Concentrating on land warfare, distinguished U.S. military historian Jones argues that most military events can be explained by military factors. The framework of his analysis is strategy, which Jones sees as remaining consistent for 2500 years. When applied, however, strategy becomes dependent on tactics and logistics. These in turn are constantly modified by technology. The result is an ever-changing dialectic of options that continues to make war a viable political option even in the nuclear age. Both history on a grand scale and a provocative intellectual exercise, this ranks with Theodore Ropp's classic War in the Modern World (1959). Dennis E. Showalter, Colorado Coll., Colorado Springs
Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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