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War from the ground up : twenty-first century combat as politics

Author: Emile Simpson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a philosophical treatise on war written by an Oxford grad who served in Afghanistan.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
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Simpson, Emile.
War from the ground up : twenty-first century combat as politics.
New York, New York : Oxford University Press, 2018
x, 285 pages
(DLC) 2013017020
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emile Simpson
ISBN: 9780190934842 0190934840
OCLC Number: 1042074408
Notes: "With a new preface by Sir Michael Howard"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 285 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: The language of war --
Clausewitzian war and contemporary conflict --
Globalisation and contemporary conflict --
Strategic dialogue and political choice --
Liberal powers and strategic dialogue --
Pragmatism and operational thought --
British strategy in the Borneo confrontation 1962/6 --
Strategic narrative --
Ethos, vision and confidence in strategic narrative --
Conclusion: contemporary strategic thought.
Responsibility: Emile Simpson.

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This is a philosophical treatise on war written by an Oxford grad who served in Afghanistan.

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