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A History of Military Thought: From the Enlightenment to the Cold War
A History of Military Thought: From the Enlightenment to the Cold War
by Azar Gat

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Product Description:

From the ideas of Clausewitz to contemporary doctrines of containment and cold war, this is a definitive history of modern military thought. A one-volume collection of Azar Gat's acclaimed trilogy, it traces the quest for a general theory of war from its origins in the Enlightenment. Drastically re-evaluating B.H. Liddell Hart's contribution to strategic theory, the author argues that in the wake of the trauma of the First World War, and in response to the Axis challenge, Liddell Hart developed the doctrine of containment and cold war long before the advent of nuclear weapons. He reveals Liddell Hart as a pioneer of the modern western liberal way in warfare which is still with us today.




Product Details/Specifications:

Authors:
Azar Gat

Recording label: Oxford University Press
Publishers:
Oxford University Press

Manufacturer: Oxford University Press
EAN: 9780199247622
Binding: Paperback
ISBN: 0199247625
Number of items: 1
Number of pages: 906
Publication date: 2002-01-17
Language: English (Unknown)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Published)

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