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The Resource Strategy : key thinkers, by Tom Kane, (electronic book)

Strategy : key thinkers, by Tom Kane, (electronic book)

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Strategy : key thinkers
Title
Strategy
Title remainder
key thinkers
Statement of responsibility
by Tom Kane
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Over twenty two centuries ago, the Greek general Pyrrhus questioned the real gains of military victory. Today we might reflect on the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in much the same way. War is not only cruel but capricious; its outcomes are often bitter and frustrating, even for the winning side. Strategy: Key Thinkers expertly introduces the ideas of major strategic thinkers whose work explores the complex challenges associated with the use of military force. Early chapters deal with the foundational work of Sun Tzu (Sunzi), Thucydides, Vegetius, Machiavelli and Carl von Clausewitz and
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AU-PeEL
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1969-
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Kane, Thomas M.
Dewey number
658.4012
LC call number
HD30.28 .K384 2013
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Strategy
Label
Strategy : key thinkers, by Tom Kane, (electronic book)
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Publication
Contents
  • ""Title page""; ""Copyright page""; ""Dedication""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Introduction: Bringing Strategy to Life""; ""Further reading""; ""1: Hearing the Thunder""; ""Strategy: the first step""; ""The second step: using oneâ€?s knowledge""; ""Situations within situations""; ""Deception, espionage and reckoning with the enemy""; ""Conclusion""; ""Further reading""; ""2: Honour, Interest and Fear""; ""Background""; ""Reading Thucydides""; ""Three strategic debates""; ""Simple principles""; ""Complex realities""; ""Sicily""; ""Conclusion""; ""Further reading""
  • ""3: Conquering Fortune""""Vegetius: uniting the whole""; ""Machiavelli: greater than Columbus?""; ""Further reading""; ""4: Summarizing War""; ""Beginning at the beginning""; ""Poet or grammarian?""; ""Making history""; ""Clausewitzâ€?s trinity""; ""Strategic patterns""; ""The practical sceptic?""; ""Conclusion""; ""Further reading""; ""5: Right Place, Right Time, Right Technology""; ""Location, location, location""; ""The great grammarian""; ""Conclusion""; ""Further reading""; ""6: Heavy Metal""; ""Never more into the breach: the triumph of defensive warfare""
  • ""Which way is up? Fuller and Hart reappraise strategy""""Wheel of strategy?""; ""Further reading""; ""7: The Once and Future Atom""; ""Clausewitz regained?""; ""Wohlstetterâ€?s ruler: the operational analysis of strategic logic""; ""But is it strategy? The cultural critique of deterrence theory""; ""Conclusion""; ""Further reading""; ""8: The Weak Against the Strong""; ""A weapon of the strong? Insurgency in pre-twentieth-century strategic thought""; ""So you want a revolution?""; ""A strategic scotoma?""; ""Conclusion""; ""Further reading""
  • ""Conclusion: Strategy in the Twenty-First Century""""World domination (but cheap): American and British national goals circa 2010""; ""Finding focus: how theory informs practice""; ""Conclusion: thoughts on thought""; ""Further reading""; ""References""; ""Index""
Control code
PurchEBL1584996
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (206 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780745679099
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Strategy : key thinkers, by Tom Kane, (electronic book)
Publication
Contents
  • ""Title page""; ""Copyright page""; ""Dedication""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Introduction: Bringing Strategy to Life""; ""Further reading""; ""1: Hearing the Thunder""; ""Strategy: the first step""; ""The second step: using oneâ€?s knowledge""; ""Situations within situations""; ""Deception, espionage and reckoning with the enemy""; ""Conclusion""; ""Further reading""; ""2: Honour, Interest and Fear""; ""Background""; ""Reading Thucydides""; ""Three strategic debates""; ""Simple principles""; ""Complex realities""; ""Sicily""; ""Conclusion""; ""Further reading""
  • ""3: Conquering Fortune""""Vegetius: uniting the whole""; ""Machiavelli: greater than Columbus?""; ""Further reading""; ""4: Summarizing War""; ""Beginning at the beginning""; ""Poet or grammarian?""; ""Making history""; ""Clausewitzâ€?s trinity""; ""Strategic patterns""; ""The practical sceptic?""; ""Conclusion""; ""Further reading""; ""5: Right Place, Right Time, Right Technology""; ""Location, location, location""; ""The great grammarian""; ""Conclusion""; ""Further reading""; ""6: Heavy Metal""; ""Never more into the breach: the triumph of defensive warfare""
  • ""Which way is up? Fuller and Hart reappraise strategy""""Wheel of strategy?""; ""Further reading""; ""7: The Once and Future Atom""; ""Clausewitz regained?""; ""Wohlstetterâ€?s ruler: the operational analysis of strategic logic""; ""But is it strategy? The cultural critique of deterrence theory""; ""Conclusion""; ""Further reading""; ""8: The Weak Against the Strong""; ""A weapon of the strong? Insurgency in pre-twentieth-century strategic thought""; ""So you want a revolution?""; ""A strategic scotoma?""; ""Conclusion""; ""Further reading""
  • ""Conclusion: Strategy in the Twenty-First Century""""World domination (but cheap): American and British national goals circa 2010""; ""Finding focus: how theory informs practice""; ""Conclusion: thoughts on thought""; ""Further reading""; ""References""; ""Index""
Control code
PurchEBL1584996
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (206 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780745679099
Specific material designation
remote

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