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Product Description: History has tended to measure war's winners and losers in terms of its major engagements, battles in which the result was so clear-cut that they could be considered "decisive." Marathon, Cannae, Tours, Agincourt, Austerlitz, Sedan, Stalingrad--all resonate in the literature of war and in our imaginations as tide-turning...read more

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9780195383782 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 30, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: History has tended to measure war's winners and losers in terms of its major engagements, battles in which the result was so clear-cut that they could be considered "decisive.

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Product Description: Winston Churchill, Britain's iconic war time Prime Minister, is inextricably linked with the victorious British Army of 1939 to 1945. Yet hindsight, propaganda, and the imperative of the defeat of Hitler and Imperial Japan, have led to a tendency to oversimplify the image of Churchill the war leader, and 'his' Army...read more

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9781844864003 | Conway Maritime Pr, January 24, 2017, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Winston Churchill, Britain's iconic war time Prime Minister, is inextricably linked with the victorious British Army of 1939 to 1945.

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Product Description: A Tale of Two Navies is an analysis of the unique relationship between the United States Navy and the Royal Navy from 1960 to present. This loosely chronological study examines the histories, strategies, operations, technology, and intelligence activities of both navies...read more

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9781682471203 | Naval Inst Pr, January 15, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A Tale of Two Navies is an analysis of the unique relationship between the United States Navy and the Royal Navy from 1960 to present.

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Product Description: Before the start of the Spanish-American War, newspaper mogul William Randolph Hearst sent star reporter Richard Harding Davis and acclaimed illustrator Frederic Remington to Cuba to cover the simmering rebellion. Remington grew restless at his post and assured his employer that nothing newsworthy was likely to occur; Hearst reputedly replied, "Please remain...read more
By Frederic Remington (illustrator)

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9780486811154 | Dover Pubns, November 16, 2016, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Before the start of the Spanish-American War, newspaper mogul William Randolph Hearst sent star reporter Richard Harding Davis and acclaimed illustrator Frederic Remington to Cuba to cover the simmering rebellion.
9781507623077 | Large print edition (Createspace Independent Pub, January 19, 2015), cover price $6.00 | About this edition: Fully illustrated.

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Product Description: From acclaimed popular historian Richard Snow, who “writes with verve and a keen eye” (The New York Times Book Review), the thrilling story of the naval battle that not only changed the Civil War but the future of all sea power...read more

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9781476794181 | Scribner, November 1, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: From acclaimed popular historian Richard Snow, who “writes with verve and a keen eye” (The New York Times Book Review), the thrilling story of the naval battle that not only changed the Civil War but the future of all sea power.

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Product Description: The Landmark Julius Caesar is the definitive edition of the five works that chronicle the mil­itary campaigns of Julius Caesar. Together, these five narratives present a comprehensive picture of military and political developments leading to the collapse of the Roman republic and the advent of the Roman Empire...read more

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9780307377869 | Pantheon Books, October 24, 2017, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The Landmark Julius Caesar is the definitive edition of the five works that chronicle the mil­itary campaigns of Julius Caesar.

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Product Description: In an age when infantry units maneuvered and fought in rigid blocks, the idea of encouraging initiative and allowing a unit to "skirmish" was regarded as revolutionary and fell out of favor in the years following the French-Indian and American Revolutionary wars...read more

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9781472816061 | Osprey Pub Co, October 18, 2016, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: In an age when infantry units maneuvered and fought in rigid blocks, the idea of encouraging initiative and allowing a unit to "skirmish" was regarded as revolutionary and fell out of favor in the years following the French-Indian and American Revolutionary wars.

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Product Description: This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to post-Cold War military theory for students of strategic studies. This second edition has been fully revised and updated, including a new chapter on peacekeeping, and examines contemporary strategic thought on the conduct of war in the sea, land, air, nuclear, space and cyber domains, as well as irregular warfare...read more

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9781138825376 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, October 18, 2016), cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to post-Cold War military theory for students of strategic studies.
9780415777704 | Routledge, April 18, 2012, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This textbook provides a coherent introduction to post-Cold War and post-9/11 military theory for upper-level students seeking an initial understanding of strategic studies.

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9781138825383 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, October 18, 2016), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to post-Cold War military theory for students of strategic studies.
9780415777711 | Routledge, April 18, 2012, cover price $50.95 | About this edition: This textbook provides a coherent introduction to post-Cold War and post-9/11 military theory for upper-level students seeking an initial understanding of strategic studies.

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Product Description: Scales on War is a collection of ideas, concepts, and observations about contemporary war taken from over thirty years of research, writing, and personal experience by retired Major General Bob Scales. Scales’ unique style of writing utilizes contemporary military history, current events, and his philosophy of ground warfare to create a very personal and expansive view of the future direction of American defense policies...read more

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9781682471029 | Naval Inst Pr, October 15, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Scales on War is a collection of ideas, concepts, and observations about contemporary war taken from over thirty years of research, writing, and personal experience by retired Major General Bob Scales.

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Product Description: The words of the ancient Chinese sages are as timeless as they are wise.The words of ancient Chinese philosophers have influenced other thinkers across the world for more than 2,000 years, and continue to shape our ideas today. The Art of War & Other Classics of Eastern Philosophy includes translations of Sun Tzu's Art of War, Lao-Tzu's Tao Te Ching, the teachings of the master sage Confucius, and the writings of Mencius...read more

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9781626868021, titled "The Art of War & Other Classics of Eastern Philosophy" | Lea edition (Canterbury Classics, October 11, 2016), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: The words of the ancient Chinese sages are as timeless as they are wise.

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Product Description: Fletcher Pratt Award McLemore PrizeIn the spring of 1862, there was no more important place in the western Confederacy—perhaps in all the South—than the tiny town of Corinth, Mississippi.Major General Henry W. Halleck, commander of Union forces in the Western Theater, reported to Washington that "Richmond and Corinth are now the great strategical points of war, and our success at these points should be insured at all hazards...read more

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9780700618521 | Univ Pr of Kansas, May 9, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In the spring of 1862, there was no more important place in the western Confederacy—perhaps in all the South—than the tiny town of Corinth, Mississippi.

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9780700623457 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, September 12, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Fletcher Pratt Award McLemore PrizeIn the spring of 1862, there was no more important place in the western Confederacy—perhaps in all the South—than the tiny town of Corinth, Mississippi.

Product Description: This book examines the evolution of US naval strategy and the role of American seapower over three decades, from the late 20th century to the early 21st century. The book describes, analyses and explains how the US Navy thought and exercised maritime power between 1981 and 2011...read more

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9781138651739 | Routledge, February 7, 2017, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: This book examines the evolution of US naval strategy and the role of American seapower over three decades, from the late 20th century to the early 21st century.

Product Description: This book discusses the limitations of the practice of imposing no fly zones and considers the potential utility of a no fly zone in the case of Syria. Imposing no fly zones on governments that use force from the air against their own people has been a practice of the United States since the closing days of the first Iraq war...read more

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9781472452313 | Routledge, December 7, 2016, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: This book discusses the limitations of the practice of imposing no fly zones and considers the potential utility of a no fly zone in the case of Syria.

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Product Description: The brilliant and disturbing 100-year history of the “poor man’s air force,” the ubiquitous weapon of urban mass destructionOn a September day in 1920, an angry Italian anarchist named Mario Buda exploded a horse-drawn wagon filled with dynamite and iron scrap near New York’s Wall Street, killing 40 people...read more

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9781844671328 | Verso Books, April 1, 2007, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Traces the historical and political development of the car bomb as a weapon of terror and resistance, documenting such events as the September 1920 explosion of a horse-drawn wagon near Wall Street, the Oklahoma City bombing, and the Bombay bombing, in an account that argues that car bombs are invoking greater change than threats of nuclear or bio-terrorism.

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9781784786632 | Reprint edition (Verso Books, October 4, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The brilliant and disturbing 100-year history of the “poor man’s air force,” the ubiquitous weapon of urban mass destructionOn a September day in 1920, an angry Italian anarchist named Mario Buda exploded a horse-drawn wagon filled with dynamite and iron scrap near New York’s Wall Street, killing 40 people.
9781844672943 | Verso Books, August 31, 2008, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In this provocative history, Mike Davis traces the car bomb’s worldwide use and development, in the process exposing the role of state intelligence agencies—particularly those of the United States, Israel, India, and Pakistan—in globalizing urban terrorist techniques.

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Product Description: Written more than 2,000 years ago by Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu, The Art of War continues to be one of the world's most prestigious and influential works on military tactics and the psychology of conflict, adopted by business people and politicians around the world as well as appealing to individuals on a personal level...read more
By Michael O'mara Books (corporate author)

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9781782435679 | Michael O''Mara Books, October 1, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Written more than 2,000 years ago by Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu, The Art of War continues to be one of the world's most prestigious and influential works on military tactics and the psychology of conflict, adopted by business people and politicians around the world as well as appealing to individuals on a personal level.

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Product Description: An authoritative and refreshingly original consideration of the government and culture of ancient Sparta and her place in Greek history For centuries, ancient Sparta has been glorified in song, fiction, and popular art. Yet the true nature of a civilization described as a combination of democracy and oligarchy by Aristotle, considered an ideal of liberty in the ages of Machiavelli and Rousseau, and viewed as a forerunner of the modern totalitarian state by many twentieth-century scholars has long remained a mystery...read more

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9780300219012 | Yale Univ Pr, September 27, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: An authoritative and refreshingly original consideration of the government and culture of ancient Sparta and her place in Greek history For centuries, ancient Sparta has been glorified in song, fiction, and popular art.

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Product Description: When Conrad Crane retired from active duty to become a research professor, he never expected to become a modern Cassandra, fated to tell truth to power without being heeded. After the world transformed on 9/11, he warned the Army that it was not prepared to execute stability operations, counterinsurgency, and the eventual reconstruction of Iraq...read more

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9781682470077 | Naval Inst Pr, September 15, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: When Conrad Crane retired from active duty to become a research professor, he never expected to become a modern Cassandra, fated to tell truth to power without being heeded.

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Product Description: While General George S. Patton Jr. remains an iconic figure seventy years after his death, few fully appreciate him as a strategic thinker. Indeed, his flamboyant personality often obscures the fact that he was a lifelong student of the military arts, a true strategic visionary, and a unique figure in American military history...read more

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9781682470633 | Naval Inst Pr, September 15, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: While General George S.

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Product Description: Travel back in time with this visual guide to the history of human conflict, tracing the evolution of technology and tactics from the ancient world to the American Civil War!Combining beautiful nineteenth century engravings, artwork, and diagrams with an engaging and informative modern text, The History of Warfare narrates humankind's timeless capacity for devising new ways of waging war on land and at sea...read more

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9780785834618 | Chartwell Books, September 15, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Travel back in time with this visual guide to the history of human conflict, tracing the evolution of technology and tactics from the ancient world to the American Civil War!

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Product Description: This samurai strategy books is the first widely available English translation of Yamamoto Kansuke's classic treatise on strategy and tactics.Secrets of the Japanese Art of Warfare is Thomas Cleary's translation of the seminal writings attributed to Yamamoto Kansuke on Japanese martial arts and military service...read more

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9780804847834 | Tuttle Pub, September 13, 2016, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: This samurai strategy books is the first widely available English translation of Yamamoto Kansuke's classic treatise on strategy and tactics.

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Product Description: The Samurai Mind is a collection of five seminal Japanese texts that convey the essence of traditional samurai philosophy and ethics from very different, but complementary points of view. These texts range from the ferocious to the esoteric—with their common thread being the importance of mastering one's own mind as the key to overcoming opponents...read more

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9780804847841 | Tuttle Pub, September 13, 2016, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The Samurai Mind is a collection of five seminal Japanese texts that convey the essence of traditional samurai philosophy and ethics from very different, but complementary points of view.

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Product Description: Arthur Goodzeit AwardThroughout 1943, the German army, heirs to a military tradition that demanded and perfected relentless offensive operations, succumbed to the realities of its own overreach and the demands of twentieth-century industrialized warfare...read more

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9780700623433, titled "The Wehrmacht Retreats: Fighting a Lost War 1943" | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, September 15, 2016), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Arthur Goodzeit AwardThroughout 1943, the German army, heirs to a military tradition that demanded and perfected relentless offensive operations, succumbed to the realities of its own overreach and the demands of twentieth-century industrialized warfare.

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Product Description: This collection, comprising key works by James J. Wirtz, explains how different threat perceptions can lead to strategic surprise attack, intelligence failure and the failure of deterrence. This volume adopts a strategist’s view of the issue of surprise and intelligence failure by placing these phenomena in the context of conflict between strong and weak actors in world affairs...read more

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9781138942134 | Routledge, November 7, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This collection, comprising key works by James J.

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9781138942141 | Reprint edition (Routledge, November 7, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This collection, comprising key works by James J.

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Product Description: Surrounded by potential adversaries, nineteenth-century Prussia and twentieth-century Germany faced the formidable prospect of multifront wars and wars of attrition. To counteract these threats, generations of general staff officers were educated in operational thinking, the main tenets of which were extremely influential on military planning across the globe and were adopted by American and Soviet armies...read more
By Robert M. Citino (foreword by)

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9780813168371 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, September 5, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Surrounded by potential adversaries, nineteenth-century Prussia and twentieth-century Germany faced the formidable prospect of multifront wars and wars of attrition.

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