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The lessons of history

Author: Michael Howard
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Howard
ISBN: 0300047282 9780300047288 0300056656 9780300056655 0198215819 9780198215813
OCLC Number: 21591936
Description: 217 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: "The lessons of history": an inaugural lecture given in the University of Oxford, March 1981 --
Empires, nations and wars --
Prussia in European history --
Empire, race and war in pre-1914 Britain --
The Edwardian arms race --
Men against fire: the doctrine of the offensive in 1914 --
Europe on the eve of the First World War --
1945-End of an era? --
Ideology and international relations --
Churchill and the era of national unity --
War and social change --
Military experience in European literature --
Structure and process in history: a valedictory lecture given in the University of Oxford, May 1989.
Responsibility: Michael Howard.
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