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Strategy strikes back : how Star Wars explains modern military conflict

Author: Max Brooks; John Amble; ML Cavanaugh; Jaym Gates; Stanley A McChrystal
Publisher: Lincoln : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book addresses real-life applications of the "Star Wars" saga, from the political fallout of targeting civilians, to toxic top-down leadership, to the long-term consequences of abandoning postwar allies"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Strategy strikes back.
Lincoln : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017044550
(OCoLC)1009279506
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Max Brooks; John Amble; ML Cavanaugh; Jaym Gates; Stanley A McChrystal
ISBN: 9781640120792 1640120793 9781640120815 1640120815
OCLC Number: 1029352487
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The case for planet-building on Endor / Max rooks --
The Jedi and the senate / Jim Golby --
Distant warriors : are clones and troops too separate from the societies they serve? / Crispin J. Burke --
The ethics of destroying Alderaan/ Mick Cook --
On civil-military relationships in Star Wars / Daniel D. Maurer --
How general grevious and vulture droids foreshadow conflict's fast future / Raq Winchester and Fran Wilde --
From princess to general : the on-and off-screen rise of the woman warrior / Erica Iverson --
Tarkin doctrine : the Empire's theory of victory / Kelsey D. Atherton --
How not to build an army : the Empire's flawed military force / Mick Ryan --
The Jedi and the profession of arms / Steven Leonard --
The right fleet : starships for strategic purpose / BJ Armstrong --
Why we need space marines / B.A. Friedman --
Jedi mind tricks : from the reel to the real / Jean Marie Ward --
Lightsabers and death stars : military technology lessons from Star Wars / Dan Ward --
Hybrid Star Wars : the battle of Endor / James Stavridis and Colin Steele --
Han, Greedo, and a strategy of prevention / Chuck Bies --
The logic of strategy in space / Steve Metz --
Darth Vader and mission command / Jonathan Bratten --
The battle of Hoth : a critical analysis / Andrew Liptak --
Why military forces adapt, even in a galaxy far, far away / Chuck Bies --
Dispatches from Hoth : when the blood runs cold / August Cole --
Darth Vader's failed counterinsurgency strategy / Liam Collins --
Why the Jedi won fights, not wars / John Spencer --
Why the Galactic Republic fell : an imperial network perspective / Van Jackson --
Why the Empire failed / Theresa Hitchens --
Star Wars, cyclical history, and implications for strategy / Kathleen J. Mcinnis --
Suffer, the weak must : a history of the Galactic civil war / Craig Whiteside --
Strategist, Yoda was not / ML Cavanaugh --
Epilogue : the lessons of Star Wars / ML Cavanaugh.
Responsibility: edited by Max Brooks, John Amble, ML Cavanaugh, and Jaym Gates ; foreword by Stanley McChrystal.

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"This book addresses real-life applications of the "Star Wars" saga, from the political fallout of targeting civilians, to toxic top-down leadership, to the long-term consequences of abandoning postwar allies"--

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