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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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 ... Read full review

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Contents

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III
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IV
45
V
54
VI
81
VII
86
VIII
92
IX
148
XIV
392
XV
434
XVI
489
XVII
508
XVIII
596
XIX
613
XXI
622
XXII
643

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267
XII
320
XIII
387
XXIII
648
XXIV
717
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725
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