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BooksUsing examples from a wide variety of conflicts, Lawrence Freedman shows that successful military command depends on the ability not only to use armed forces effectively but also to understand the political context in which they are operating. [...]
ISBN (or other code): 978-0-19-754067-1 Article on page: 588 p. Descriptors: Class number: 355.330 41 Tags: Command of troops--Political aspects ; Politics and war ; Military history, Modern--20th century ; Military history, Modern--21st century Languages: English
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