Battle A History of Combat and Culture
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Description: This text spans the globe and the centuries to explore the way ideas shape the conduct of warfare. It rejects the fashionable notion of a 'Western way of warfare' and replaces it with more nuanced concepts of varied and evolving cultural patterns of combat.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 11/24/2004
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
|Preface: Requiem for the Universal Soldier|
|Written in Blood: The Classical Greek Drama of Battle and the Western Way of War|
|Subtleties of Violence: Ancient Chinese and Indian Texts on Warfare|
|Chivalry and Chevauchee: The Ideal, the Real, and the Perfect in Medieval European Warfare|
|Linear Warfare: Images and Ideals of Combat in the Age of Enlightenment|
|Victories of the Conquered: The Native Character of the Sepoy|
|The Sun of Austerlitz: Romantic Visions of Decisive Battle in Nineteenth-Century Europe|
|The Merciless Fight: Race and Military Culture in the Pacific War|
|Crossing the Canal: Egyptian Effectiveness and Military Culture in the October War|
|Epilogue: Terrorism: Forming a New Military Discourse on War|
|The Discourse and the Reality of War: A Cultural Model|