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A History of Combat and Culture

Battle( )
Author: Lynn, John A.
Publication Date:Nov 2004
Publisher:Westview Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $37.99
Book Description:

Battle: A History of Combat and Culture spans the globe and the centuries to explore the way ideas shape the conduct of warfare. Drawing its examples from Europe, the Middle East, South Asia, East Asia, and America, John A. Lynn challenges the belief that technology has been the dominant influence on combat from ancient times to the present day. In battle, ideas can be more far more important than bullets or bombs. Carl von Clausewitz proclaimed that war is politics, but even more...
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Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Military Science
Social Science / Sociology / General
History / Military / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.7 x 23.1 x 2.7 cm
Book Weight:0.57 Kilograms

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