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Makers of ancient strategy

Victor Davis Hanson

Makers of ancient strategy

from the Persian wars to the fall of Rome

by Victor Davis Hanson

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited and Introduced by Victor Davis Hanson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU29 .M26 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24561977M
ISBN 109780691137902
LC Control Number2009034732

Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age takes the first part of its title from an earlier collection of essays, published by Princeton University Press in , which became a classic of historical scholarship. Three essays are repinted from the earlier book. Description of the book "Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome": In this prequel to the now-classic Makers of Modern Strategy, Victor Davis Hanson, a leading scholar of ancient military history, gathers prominent thinkers to explore key facets of warfare, strategy, and foreign policy in the Greco-Roman world.

Strategy isn’t something that’s taught well in school. Hell, most people probably couldn’t tell you the difference between “strategy” and “tactics” (or even know there is a difference.). This is unfortunate, because strategy is something that is critically relevant to .   Victor Davis Hanson is the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution; his focus is classics and military history. Hanson was a National Endowment for the Humanities fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California (–93), a visiting professor of classics at Stanford University (–92), the annual Wayne and .

Books shelved as strategy: The Art of War by Sun Tzu, Good Strategy Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why It Matters by Richard P. Rumelt, A Book of Five. Makers of Ancient Strategy From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome (Book): "Victor Davis Hanson, a leading scholar of ancient military history, gathers prominent thinkers to explore key facets of warfare, strategy, and foreign policy in the Greco-Roman world. From the Persian Wars to the final defense of the Roman Empire, Makers of Ancient Strategy demonstrates that the military thinking.


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Makers of ancient strategy by Victor Davis Hanson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Makers of Ancient Strategy includes chapters which focus on particular leaders and their strategies as well as chapters that focus on particular types of strategy. I felt that the author had many good observations but lacked a focused plan for presenting the information/5.

Makers of Ancient Strategy shows how Greco-Roman history sheds light on wars of every age. In addition to the editor, the contributors are David L. Berkey, Adrian Goldsworthy, Peter J. Heather, Tom Holland, Donald Kagan, John W. Lee, Susan Mattern, Barry Strauss, and Ian Worthington/5(13).

Makers of Ancient Strategy shows how Greco-Roman history sheds light on wars of every age. In addition to the editor, the contributors are David L.

Berkey, Adrian Goldsworthy, Peter J. Heather, Tom Holland, Donald Kagan, John W. Lee, Susan Mattern, Barry Strauss, and Ian Worthington.

The collection looks at the urban warfare that became increasingly common as more battles were fought within city walls, and follows the careful tactical strategies of statesmen as diverse as Pericles, Demosthenes, Alexander, Pyrrhus, Caesar, and Augustus.

Makers of Ancient Strategy shows how Greco-Roman history sheds light on wars of every age. In addition to the editor, the contributors are David L. Berkey, Adrian Goldsworthy 5/5(1).

Makers of Ancient Strategy shows how Greco-Roman history sheds light on wars of every age. In addition to the editor, the contributors are David L.

Berkey, Adrian Goldsworthy, Peter J. Heather, Tom Holland, Donald Kagan, John W. Lee, Susan Mattern, Barry Strauss, and Ian Worthington.3/5(1). Makers of Ancient Strategy shows how Greco-Roman history sheds light on wars of every age.

In addition to the editor, the contributors are David L. Berkey, Adrian Goldsworthy, Peter J. Heather, Tom. MAKERS OF ANCIENT STRATEGY: FROM THE PERSIAN WARS TO THE FALL OF ROME Edited by Victor Davis Hanson.

Princeton University Press, $, pages. Makers of Ancient Strategy concludes, or begins with, the premise that the military thinking and policies of the ancient Greeks and Romans remain surprisingly relevant for understanding conflict in the modern world.

Human nature, which drives conflict, is unchanging. Makers of Ancient Strategy () by Victor Davis Hanson Hanson, in his introduction, notes that the original Makers of Modern Strategy was focused on individual military theorists and generals, whereas the second version was built more around larger strategic themes and historical periods.

Makers of Ancient Strategy shows how Greco-Roman history sheds light on wars of every age. In addition to the editor, the contributors are David L. Berkey, Adrian Goldsworthy, Peter J. Heather, Tom Holland, Donald Kagan, John W. Lee, Susan Mattern, Barry Strauss, and Ian by: 5.

Book Review: Makers of Ancient Strategy – Edited by Victor David Hanson February 3, February 3, by Patrick Shrier This book was conceived as being a sort of prequel to the modern classic, Makers of Modern Strategy, edited by Peter Paret and first published in.

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Makers of Ancient Strategy shows how Greco-Roman history sheds light on wars of every age. In addition to the editor, the contributors are David L. Berkey, Adrian Goldsworthy, Peter J. Heather, Tom Holland, Donald Kagan, John W.

Lee, Susan Mattern, Barry Strauss, and Ian Worthington. Makers of Ancient Strategy - eBook. Book Overview In this prequel to the now-classic Makers of Modern Strategy, Victor Davis Hanson, a leading scholar of ancient military history, gathers prominent thinkers to explore key facets of warfare, strategy, and foreign policy in the Greco-Roman world.

Buy Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome Reprint by Hanson, Victor Davis (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(12). Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome Victor Davis Hanson In this prequel to the now-classic Makers of Modern Strategy, Victor Davis Hanson, a leading scholar of ancient military history, gathers prominent thinkers to explore key facets of warfare, strategy, and foreign policy in the Greco-Roman world.

Makers of Ancient Strategy is very well worth the read and is an excellent companion to the Makers of Modern Strategy volumes. Each essay is well written and immerses the reader in subjects just as relevant and pressing today as they were over 2, years ago.

In Makers of Ancient Strategy, noted classicist Hanson, author of The Western Way of War: Infantry Battle in Classical Greece, A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War, and several other valuable works on ancient warfare, has gathered ten essays by himself and several of his colleagues (e.g., Donald Kagan, Adrian Goldsworthy) that attempt to do for.

In this "prequel" to the classic Makers of Modern Strategy, a book in print sinceVictor Davis Hanson, a leading scholar of ancient military history, gathers prominent thinkers to explore key facets of warfare, strategy, and foreign policy in the Greco-Roman world.

Author: Victor Davis HansonReviewer: Col Christopher J. Brunner, USAF, Online Book Reviews. First the facts: the book is pages of text divided into ten topical chapters with a preface, epilogue, and afterword. There is a glossary, further reading section, and index as well.

The book is an examination of nine land and naval battles that span the history of the Western world from the ancient Greeks at Salamis in BC to the Tet. Books Makers of Ancient Strategy ed by Victor Hanson: review Victor Hanson's Makers of Ancient Strategy shows that there is nothing .