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War From the Ground Up : Twenty-First Century Combat as Politics.

Author: Emile Simpson
Publisher: Cary : Oxford University Press, 2014.
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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Case studies
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Simpson, Emile.
War From the Ground Up : Twenty-First Century Combat as Politics.
Cary : Oxford University Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emile Simpson
ISBN: 9780199365470 0199365474
OCLC Number: 960165721
Description: 1 online resource (298 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The Language of War; 2. Clausewitzian War and Contemporary Conflict; 3. Globalisation and Contemporary Conflict; 4. Strategic Dialogue and Political Choice; 5. Liberal Powers and Strategic Dialogue; 6. Pragmatism and Operational Thought; 7. British Strategy in the Borneo Confrontation 1962-6; 8. Strategic Narrative; 9. Ethos, Vision and Confidence in Strategic Narrative; Conclusion: Contemporary Strategic Thought; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.

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