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The direction of war : contemporary strategy in historical perspective / Hew Strachan.

by Strachan, Hew.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: xiv, 322 pages ; 23 c.ISBN: 9781107047853; 1107047854; 9781107654235; 1107654238.Subject(s): 2000-2099 | Strategy | Military history, Modern -- 21st century | Military history, Modern | Strategy | სამხედრო ისტორია სტრატეგია XXI საუკუნეDDC classification: 356
Contents:
Introduction -- 1. War and strategy at the beginning of the twenty-first century -- 2. The meaning of strategy: historical perspectives -- 3. The case for Clausewitz: reading 'On War' today -- 4. Making strategy work: civil-military relations in Britain and the United States -- 5. Strategy and the limitation of war -- 6. European armies and limited war -- 7. The limitations of strategic culture: the case of the British way in warfare -- 8. Maritime strategy and national policy -- 9. Technology and strategy -- 10. War is war: imperial legacies and current conflicts -- 11. Strategy and the operational level of war -- 12. Strategy and contingency -- 13. Strategy: change and continuity.
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Reprint. Originally published: 2013.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- 1. War and strategy at the beginning of the twenty-first century -- 2. The meaning of strategy: historical perspectives -- 3. The case for Clausewitz: reading 'On War' today -- 4. Making strategy work: civil-military relations in Britain and the United States -- 5. Strategy and the limitation of war -- 6. European armies and limited war -- 7. The limitations of strategic culture: the case of the British way in warfare -- 8. Maritime strategy and national policy -- 9. Technology and strategy -- 10. War is war: imperial legacies and current conflicts -- 11. Strategy and the operational level of war -- 12. Strategy and contingency -- 13. Strategy: change and continuity.

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