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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
A new investigation of the role of the modern soldier/diplomat and the nature of military negotiation, in comparison with negotiation in other key contexts. This new book presents a detailed analysis of the role of the military in current operations as negotiators and liaison workers in the field. It shows how very few in the academic world are... more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This report examines ways in which distance learning can help the US Army more quickly alleviate active component manpower shortages in understrength military occupations. It addresses the costs and benefits of these potential changes as well as potential problems. more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
Distance learning techniques can improve the efficiency of the army's processes for educating its officers and NCOs. This report summarizes the results of a project carried out by RAND Arroyo Center that studied ways in which DL technologies could be employed to enhance Army personnel readiness. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 9.99
This title examines all aspects of ancient warfare from philosophy to the technical skills needed to fight. It looks at war in a wider context and explores the ways in which ancient society thought about conflict: Can a war be just? Why was siege warfare particularly bloody? What role did divine intervention play in the outcome of a battle? more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 1998; US$ 17.00
The Soldiers? Tale is the story of modern wars as told by the men who did the actual fighting. Hynes examines the journals, memoirs, and letters of men who fought in the two World Wars and in Vietnam, and also the wars fought against the weak and helpless in concentration camps, prisoner-of-war camps, and bombed cities. Interweaving his own reflections... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 110.00
Drawing on ancient texts and modern interpretations, this work explores the foundations for war in China's strategic culture Shih, Li and Tao. The work uses Shih theory to explain the anomalies that continue to perplex Euro-American observers in modern China's uses of force. more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
Bevin Alexander is the author of seven books of military history, including How Hitler Could Have Won World War II and Lost Victories, which was named by the Civil War Book Review as one of the seventeen books that have most transformed Civil War scholarship. He was an advisor to the Rand Corporation for a recent study on future warfare and was a participant... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
A remarkable compendium of the worst military decisions and the men who made them The annals of history are littered with horribly bad military leaders. These combat incompetents found amazing ways to ensure their army's defeat. Whether it was a lack of proper planning, miscalculation, ego, bad luck, or just plain stupidity, certain wartime stratagems... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 135.00
A comprehensive guide to computer assisted exercises Readers can turn to this indispensable reference guide for comprehensive and lucid coverage of the operational, technical, and organizational knowledge needed to harness successful and constructive computer assisted exercises (CAX) and war games. It is geared also toward large civilian organizations... more...