The Lessons of History

The Lessons of History

by Michael Howard
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300056656

ISBN-13: 9780300056655

Pub. Date: 07/28/1992

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this highly readable new book, one of the most eminent military historians in the world discusses the processes of historical change that ignited European wars of the twentieth century. Michael Howard ponders the continuing significance of nationalism, explores the conflicting ideologies that arose from industrialism, and argues that, despite the tendency of modern

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In this highly readable new book, one of the most eminent military historians in the world discusses the processes of historical change that ignited European wars of the twentieth century. Michael Howard ponders the continuing significance of nationalism, explores the conflicting ideologies that arose from industrialism, and argues that, despite the tendency of modern societies to dedicate themselves to material welfare rather than to heroic achievement, organized violence remains a norm.

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ISBN-13:
9780300056655
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1992
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
217
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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