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Tom Kane - Strategy: Key Thinkers - 9780745643540 - V9780745643540
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Strategy: Key Thinkers

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Description for Strategy: Key Thinkers Paperback. Over twenty two centuries ago, the Greek general Pyrrhus questioned the real gains of military victory. Today we might reflect on the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in much the same way. War is not only cruel but capricious; its outcomes are often bitter and frustrating, even for the winning side. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: JNA; JNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 151 x 16. Weight in Grams: 322.
Over twenty two centuries ago, the Greek general Pyrrhus questioned the real gains of military victory. Today we might reflect on the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in much the same way. War is not only cruel but capricious; its outcomes are often bitter and frustrating, even for the winning side.

Strategy: Key Thinkers expertly introduces the ideas of major strategic thinkers whose work explores the complex challenges associated with the use of military force. Early chapters deal with the foundational work of Sun Tzu (Sunzi), Thucydides, Vegetius, Machiavelli and Carl von Clausewitz and their relevance to ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780745643540
SKU
V9780745643540
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About Tom Kane
Dr. Thomas M. Kane is Director of the Centre for Security Studies at the University of Hull.

Reviews for Strategy: Key Thinkers
"Strategic thought moves strategic practice. Tom Kane's outstanding book explains the enduring relevance of strategic ideas to our human security condition." Colin Gray, University of Reading "A uniquely accessible and profound examination of the foundations of contemporary strategic thought. This book should be the starting point for anyone who wishes to understand the theory of war. ... Read more

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