The Art of War in the Western World

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University of Illinois Press, 2001 - History - 740 pages
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Based on how the three major operational components of war - tactics, logistics, and strategy - have evolved and changed over time. This monumental work encompasses 2,500 years of military history, from infantry combat in ancient Greece through the dissolution of the Roman Empire to the Thirty Years' War.
  

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History of two and a half millennia of development of western art of war - obviously a monumental task and a book penned by acomplished historian attempting to tackle this topic must automatically ... Read full review

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Informative, pretty well-researched, but exceedingly dry. Read full review

Contents

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IV
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V
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VI
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86
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92
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434
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596
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613
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622
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643

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XXIV
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ARCHER JONES is Professor Emeritus at North Dakota State University. He also served as Director of the Institute for Regional Studies which sponsored research and served as the University's press. He is author of numerous articles on military and economic history, and he jointly authored three award-winning Civil War books. His books include Elements of Military Strategy: An Historical Approach (Praeger Publishers, 1996).

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