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War, strategy, and international politics : essays in honour of Sir Michael Howard

Author: Michael Howard; Lawrence Freedman; Paul M Hayes; Robert John O'Neill
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
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"This wide-ranging book, written in honour of one of the most distinguished military historians and strategic thinkers of the post-1945 period, covers carefully selected topics of special interest in the related fields of military history and strategic studies. The common theme is the exploration of the relationships between strategic planning, the conduct of war, and high politics." "The contributors are all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Bibliographie
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
War, strategy, and international politics.
Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992
(OCoLC)700983052
Named Person: Michael Eliot Howard; Michael Howard; Michael Eliot Howard
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Howard; Lawrence Freedman; Paul M Hayes; Robert John O'Neill
ISBN: 0198222920 9780198222927
OCLC Number: 25281770
Description: xi, 322 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: War and the English in the reign of Henry VIII / Geoffrey Elton --
An English country house at war : Littlecote and the Pophams / Ian Roy --
The continental commitment in the eighteenth century / N.A.M. Rodger --
C̀ornwallis triumphant' : war in India and the British public in the late eighteenth century / P.J. Marshall --
Parliamentary debate, economic vulnerability, and British naval expansion, 1860-1905 / Bryan Ranft --
Britain, Germany, and the Admiralty's plans for attacking German territory, 1906-1915 / Paul Hayes --
Lord Kitchener and the Battle of Loos : French politics and British strategy in the summer of 1915 / Rhodri Williams --
Who knew what and when? : the French army mutinies and the British decision to launch the third Battle of Ypres / David French. H̀idden in the rock' : American military perceptions of Great Britain, 1919-1940 / John Gooch --
Alanbrooke and Britain's Mediterranean strategy, 1942-1944 / Brian Bond --
Being friends : the Combined Chiefs of Staff and the making of Allied strategy in the second World War / Alex Danchev --
Britain and the Alliance / Michael Carver --
Grand strategies and less-than-grand strategies : a twentieth-century critique / Paul Kennedy --
Continuity and change in Soviet strategic thought / Malcolm Mackintosh --
Problems of command in limited warfare : thoughts from Korea and Vietnam / Robert O'Neill --
Strategic studies and the problem of power / Lawrence Freedman --
Michael Howard's contribution to historical studies / Michael Brock --
In appreciation of Michael Howard : remarks offered at the Modern History faculty farewell dinner, 29 June 1989 / Robert O'Neill.
Responsibility: edited by Lawrence Freedman, Paul Hayes, and Robert O'Neill.
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This is a celebration of the contribution of Sir Michael Howard to the study of military history and strategy over four decades. It contains a wide-ranging collection of essays by leading scholars,  Read more...

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