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- The Permanent Press 2015; US$ 9.99
Small-town man Cyrus Stapleton thinks he?s done everything right?married early, fathered two precocious kids, and partnered in his Seattle law firm?but his wife, Jude, wants to break out. Cyrus is comfortable in the middle of the pack but she yearns for something more. Envisioning Cyrus as all the czars and dictators of the nineteenth century rolled... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.00
The 2003 Iraq war remains among the most mysterious armed conflicts of modernity. In The Iraq War , John Keegan offers a sharp and lucid appraisal of the military campaign, explaining just how the coalition forces defeated an Iraqi army twice its size and addressing such questions as whether Saddam Hussein ever possessed weapons of mass destruction... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 17.00
John Keegan, whose many books, including classic histories of the two world wars, have confirmed him as the premier miltary historian of our time, here presents a masterly look at the value and limitations of intelligence in the conduct of war. Intelligence gathering is an immensely complicated and vulnerable endeavor. And it often fails. Until the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95
The greatest military historian of our time gives a peerless account of America?s most bloody, wrenching, and eternally fascinating war. In this long-awaited history, John Keegan shares his original and perceptive insights into the psychology, ideology, demographics, and economics of the American Civil War. Illuminated by Keegan?s knowledge of military... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 1983; US$ 17.00
Military historian John Keegan?s groundbreaking analysis of combat and warfare The Face of Battle is military history from the battlefield: a look at the direct experience of individuals at the "point of maximum danger." Without the myth-making elements of rhetoric and xenophobia, and breaking away from the stylized format of battle descriptions,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
"An accomplished and seductive book." - The Times Literary Supplement "Stands out as a model of insightfulness about an immense historical personality who helped to shape the world we live in." - The Economist "Masterfully covers nearly all aspects of Churchill's illustrious career with knowledgeable insight and sympathy." - Forbes more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2000; US$ 22.00
Acclaimed military historian John Keegan?s anthology of war writing from 25 centuries of battle In The Book of War, John Keegan marshals a formidable host of war writings to chronicle the evolution of Western warfare through the voice of the most eloquent participants?from Thucydides? classic account of ancient Greek phalanx warfare to a blow-by-blow... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 17.58
From the earliest times, commanders have sought knowledge of the enemy, his strengths and weaknesses, his dispositions and intentions. But how much effect, in the 'real time' of a battle or a campaign, can this knowledge have? In this magisterial new study, the author of A History of Warfare goes to the heart of a series of important conflicts... more...