The Pursuit Of Power

Author: William H. McNeill
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022616019X
Size: 13.71 MB
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The Pursuit of Power does not solve the problems of the present, but its discoveries, hypotheses, and sheer breadth of learning do offer a perspective on our current fears and, as McNeill hopes, "a ground for wiser action.

The Pursuit Of Power

Author: William H. McNeill
Publisher: Acls History E-Book Project
ISBN: 9781597402903
Size: 55.84 MB
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The Pursuit of Power does not solve the problems of the present, but its discoveries, hypotheses, and sheer breadth of learning do offer a perspective on our current fears and, as McNeill hopes, a ground for wiser action.

The Pursuit Of Power

Author: William H. McNeill
Publisher: Acls History E-Book Project
ISBN: 9781597404471
Size: 51.57 MB
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The Pursuit of Power does not solve the problems of the present, but its discoveries, hypotheses, and sheer breadth of learning do offer a perspective on our current fears and, as McNeill hopes, a ground for wiser action.

War Made New

Author: Max Boot
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101216832
Size: 73.33 MB
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War Made New begins with the Gunpowder Revolution and explains warfare?s evolution from ritualistic, drawn-out engagements to much deadlier events, precipitating the rise of the modern nation-state.

The Global Condition

Author: William Hardy McNeill
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691025599
Size: 27.18 MB
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. . . There is more insight in this volume than in others of double or triple the length.

Renaissance Diplomacy

Author: Garrett Mattingly
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 1616402679
Size: 58.69 MB
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Famed historian's definitive history of the origins of diplomacy, tracing the diplomat's role as it emerged in the Italian city-states and spread northward in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Keeping Together In Time

Author: William Hardy MCNEILL
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674040872
Size: 22.99 MB
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" DD--Robert N. Bellah, Commonweal "The title of this fascinating essay contains a pun that sums up its thesis" keeping together in time, or coordinated rhythmic movement and the shared feelings it evokes, has kept human groups together ...

The Age Of Airpower

Author: Martin Van Creveld
Publisher: PublicAffairs
ISBN: 161039108X
Size: 32.16 MB
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Examines the rise of military air power in the twentieth century and argues that it is becoming less relevant as the U.S. increasingly uses ballistic missiles, drones, and cruise missiles and as enemies prove air power less effective.

Firearms

Author: Kenneth Warren Chase
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521822749
Size: 59.78 MB
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This book asks why Europeans perfected firearms when the Chinese had invented them by looking at how firearms were used throughout the world.