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Military education : past, present, and future

Author: Greg Kennedy; Keith Neilson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Often the only time a nation evaluates the education of its armed forces is during the aftermath of a great military disaster. Even in the light of an overwhelming victory, such as the Gulf War, questions about how well military education was addressing the study of asymmetric warfare, the Revolution in Military Affairs, the role of non-state actors and international relations in the new world order were the subject  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Military education.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002
(DLC) 2002070872
(OCoLC)49704778
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Kennedy; Keith Neilson
ISBN: 0313013829 9780313013829
OCLC Number: 53154406
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 239 pages)
Contents: Abbreviations and Acronyms; Preface and Acknowledgments; 1 The Conundrum of Military Education in Historical Perspective; 2 Educating Bellona: Carl von Clausewitz and Military Education; 3 "No Officer Rather Than a Bad Officer": Officer Selection and Education in the Prussian/German Army, 1715-1945; 4 Sylvanus Thayer and the Ethical Instruction of Nineteenth-Century Military Officers in the United States; 5 History as Process and Record: The Royal Navy and Officer Education; 6 Officer Education and Training in the British Regular Army, 1919-39.
Responsibility: edited by Gregory C. Kennedy and Keith Neilson.
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Often the only time a nation evaluates the education of its armed forces is during the aftermath of a great military disaster. Even in the light of an overwhelming victory, such as the Gulf War, questions about how well military education was addressing the study of asymmetric warfare, the Revolution in Military Affairs, the role of non-state actors and international relations in the new world order were the subject of debate in and around the various staff colleges and military universities in the West. This work brings together the ideas of international scholars, all recognized as leaders i.

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