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The shaping of grand strategy : policy, diplomacy, and war

Author: Williamson Murray; Richard Hart Sinnreich; Jim Lacey
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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"This volume explores the successes as well as failures of great states attempting to create grand strategies that work and discusses of some of the extraordinary difficulties involved"--
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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Williamson Murray; Richard Hart Sinnreich; Jim Lacey
ISBN: 9780521761260 0521761263 9780521156332 0521156335
OCLC Number: 663102387
Description: ix, 283 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Thoughts on grand strategy / Williamson Murray --
The grand strategy of the grand siècle : learning from the wars of Louis XIV / John A. Lynn II --
Strategic culture and the Seven Years' War / Jeremy Black --
Strategy as character : Bismarck and the Prusso-German question, 1862-1878 / Marcus Jones --
About turn : British strategic transformation from Salisbury to Grey / Richard Hart Sinnreich --
British grand strategy, 1933-1942 / Williamson Murray --
Toward a strategy : creating an American strategy for global war, 1940-1943 / James Lacey --
Harry S. Truman and the forming of American grand strategy in the Cold War, 1945-1953 / Colin S. Gray --
Patterns of grand strategy / Richard Hart Sinnreich.
Responsibility: edited by Williamson Murray, Richard Hart Sinnreich, James Lacey.
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