The Writing of Official Military History

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Robin D. S. Higham
Greenwood Press, Jan 1, 1999 - History - 182 pages
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This book provides students, faculty, and general readers with specific information and insights into the ways in which official military history has been written and why. Coverage is international in scope. The volume serves as an introduction to two forthcoming books: "Official Military Histories Since 1967: Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and India" and "Official Military Histories Since 1967: The Western Hemisphere and the Pacific Rim." Together, the three books will provide the only comprehensive source of information on historical offices and official histories since Robin HighaM's classic book, "Official Histories," was published in 1970.

Together, the three books will provide the only comprehensive source of information on historical offices and official histories since Robin HighaM's classic book, "Official Histories," was published in 1970.

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I'll say right off that this book was not what I was expecting, I was expecting a book about how to write military history. What I got was a series of essays about to the writing of official (i.e ... Read full review

Contents

Objectives and Methodology of Military Historiography
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The Institute of Military History of the German Democratic
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Comparing the British
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Copyright

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About the author (1999)

ROBIN HIGHAM is Professor Emeritus of Military History at Kansas State University.

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