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Imagining War French and British Military Doctrine Between the Wars

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ISBN-10: 140088747X

ISBN-13: 9781400887477

Edition: 2017

Authors: Elizabeth Kier

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In this innovative theoretical book, Elizabeth Kier uses a cultural approach to take issue with the conventional wisdom that military organizations inherently prefer offensive doctrines. Kier argues instead that a military's culture affects its choices between offensive and defensive military doctrines. Drawing on organizational theory, she demonstrates that military organizations differ in their worldview and the proper conduct of their mission. It is this organizational culture that shapes how the military responds to constraints, such as terms of conscription set by civilian policymakers. In richly detailed case studies, Kier examines doctrinal developments in France and Great Britain…    
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Book details

List price: $168.75
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 3/14/2017
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 250
Language: English