Strategy: A History / Edition 2

by Lawrence Freedman
ISBN-10:
0190229233
ISBN-13:
9780190229238
Pub. Date:
Publisher:

Paperback

$9.00
$9.00

Condition: Like New

Sold by JVG Books LLC

Seller since 2015

Seller Rating

Seller Comments:

0190229233 *Clean and Unmarked Copy.

Ships from: Westfield, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

View More Purchase Options

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190229238
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/01/2015
Pages: 768
Sales rank: 146,094
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

Lawrence Freedman has been Professor of War Studies at King's College London since 1982, and Vice-Principal since 2003. Elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1995 and awarded the CBE in 1996, he was appointed Official Historian of the Falklands Campaign in 1997. He was awarded the KCMG in 2003. In June 2009 he was appointed to serve as a member of the official inquiry into Britain and the 2003 Iraq War. Professor Freedman has written extensively on nuclear strategy and the cold war, as well as commentating regularly on contemporary security issues. His most recent book, A Choice of Enemies: America Confronts the Middle East, won the 2009 Lionel Gelber Prize and Duke of Westminster Medal for Military Literature.

Table of Contents

DEDICATION

PREFACE

Part I ORIGINS
1 ORIGINS 1: EVOLUTION
2 ORIGINS 2: THE BIBLE
3 ORIGINS 3: THE GREEKS
4 SUN TZU AND MACHIAVELLI
5 SATAN'S STRATEGY

Part II STRATEGIES OF FORCE
6 THE NEW SCIENCE OF STRATEGY
7 CLAUSEWITZ
8 THE FALSE SCIENCE
9 ANNIHILATION OR EXHAUSTION
10 BRAIN AND BRAWN
11 THE INDIRECT APPROACH
12 NUCLEAR GAMES
13 THE RATIONALITY OF IRRATIONALITY
14 GUERRILLA WARFARE
15 OBSERVATION AND ORIENTATION
16 THE REVOLUTION IN MILITARY AFFAIRS
17 THE MYTH OF THE MASTER STRATEGIST

PART III STRATEGY FROM BELOW
18 MARX AND A STRATEGY FOR THE WORKING CLASS
19 HERZEN AND BAKUNIN
20 REVISIONISTS AND VANGUARDS
21 BUREAUCRATS, DEMOCRATS, and ELITES
22 FORMULAS, MYTHS, AND PROPAGANDA
23 THE POWER OF NONVIOLENCE
24 EXISTENTIAL STRATEGY
25 BLACK POWER AND WHITE ANGER
26 FRAMES, PARADIGMS, DISCOURSES, AND NARRATIVES
27 RACE, RELIGION, AND ELECTIONS

PART IV STRATEGY FROM ABOVE
28 THE RISE OF THE MANAGEMENT CLASS
29 THE BUSINESS OF BUSINESS
30 MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
31 BUSINESS AS WAR
32 THE RISE OF ECONOMICS
33 RED QUEENS AND BLUE OCEANS
34 THE SOCIOLOGICAL CHALLENGE
35 DELIBERATE OR EMERGENT

PART V theories of strategy
36 THE LIMITS OF RATIONAL CHOICE
37 BEYOND RATIONAL CHOICE
38 STORIES AND SCRIPTS
37 BEYOND RATIONAL CHOICE
38 STORIES AND SCRIPTS

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews