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review  The Evolution of Strategy å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free L instrument from antiuity to the present day Assessing sources from Vegetius to contemporary America and with a particular focus on strategy since the Napoleonic Wars Beatrice Heuser explores the evolution of strategic thought the social institutions norms and patterns of behaviour within which it operates the pol I thought it was an excellent book on the evolution of strategy but it doesn t go into the strategy itself I say that with the realisation that a single book covering all strategy would be impossible

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review  The Evolution of Strategy å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Is there a 'Western way of war' which pursues battles of annihilation and single minded military victory Is warfare on a path to ever greater destructive force This magisterial new account answers these uestions by tracing the history of Western thinking about strategy the employment of military force as a politica War War never changes So begins the latest hit video game Fallout 4 In reality however war has changed immeasurablyExamining 2000 years of warfare with an emphasis from the age of Napoleon to the early War on Terror Heuser shows the evolution change and variations of strategy and conflict While bloodshed suffering fog and friction are common of every conflict the how where when and why of war has as many fashions as wellfashionHeuser s concern is how people have written about and talked about the use and management of war and violence Treating this entire field as focused on strategy is a methodological risk Most people in history haven t used the term strategy as we understand it today While we should be careful not to put new words into old mouths this is a risk worth takingEvidence of strategic behaviour is common across all human history and all human cultures Even if our ancestors would not have used the term they were undertak

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review  The Evolution of Strategy å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Icies that guide it and the cultures that influence it Ranging across technology and warfare total warfare and small wars as well as land sea air and nuclear warfare she demonstrates that warfare and strategic thinking have fluctuated wildly in their aims intensity limitations and excesses over the past two millenn An outstanding history Should have bought the hardback to add to my collection on war violence and ethics The subtitle clarifies that this is a book about thinking war rather than the practice of strategy itself Of course one influences the other Should be read by all those who are concerned that the United States has not won a war since World War II

  • Hardcover
  • 578
  • The Evolution of Strategy
  • Beatrice Heuser
  • English
  • 23 January 2020
  • 9780521199681