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Warrior politics : why leadership demands a pagan ethos

Author: Robert D Kaplan
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2002.
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The author draws on the historical wisdom of Sun-Tzu, Thucydides, Hobbes, Machiavelli, and other great thinkers to provide advice for modern-day world leaders confronted with the complex challenges of modern life.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kaplan, Robert D., 1952-
Warrior politics.
New York : Random House, c2002
(OCoLC)606605730
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Kaplan
ISBN: 0375505636 9780375505638 1588360806 9781588360809 0375726276 9780375726279
OCLC Number: 48053769
Description: xxii, 198 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: There is no "modern" world --
Churchill's River War --
Livy's Punic War --
Sun-Tzu and Thucydides --
Machiavellian virtue --
Fate and intervention --
The great disturbers: Hobbes and Malthus --
The Holocaust, realism, and Kant --
The world of Achilles: ancient soldiers, modern warriors --
Warring states China and global governance --
Tiberius.
Responsibility: Robert D. Kaplan.
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The author draws on the historical wisdom of Sun-Tzu, Thucydides, Hobbes, Machiavelli, and other great thinkers to provide advice for modern-day world leaders confronted with the complex challenges of modern life.

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