The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century

This important work synthesizes the evolution of warfare from 1775 to the present Military ReviewA thorough revision of a highly successful text, this new edition provides a comprehensive picture of the evolution of modern warfare.From reviews of the first edition There is nothing else in print that tells so much so concisely about how war has been conducted since This important work synthesizes the evolution of warfare from 1775 to the present Military ReviewA thorough revision of a highly successful text, this new edition provides a comprehensive picture of the evolution of modern warfare.From reviews of the first edition There is nothing else in print that tells so much so concisely about how war has been conducted since the days of Gen George Washington Russell F Weigley A superior synthesis Well written, nicely organized, remarkably comprehensive, and laced with facts Military Affairs
The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century This important work synthesizes the evolution of warfare from to the present Military ReviewA thorough revision of a highly successful text this new edition provides a comprehensive picture of t

  • Title: The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century
  • Author: Larry H. Addington
  • ISBN: 9780253208606
  • Page: 300
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century”

    1. ★ - Most books with this rating I never finish and so don't make this list. This one I probably started speed-reading to get it over with.★★ - Average. Wasn't terrible, but not a lot to recommend it. Probably skimmed parts of it.★★★ - Decent. A few good ideas, well-written passages, interesting characters, or the like.★★★★ - Good. This one had parts that inspired me, impressed me, made me laugh out loud, made me think - it got positive reactions and most of the rest of it was [...]

    2. Although a very thorough and comprehensive rehash of major conflicts, I liked best how the author linked major wars by summarizing revolutions in military affairs and the small wars that occurred during interwar periods. I would liked to have seen a little more on conflicts that happened in South and Latin American nations. No mention of the Tri-country wars between Peru, Chile & Bolivia or the series of Caribbean US invasions- Panama, Dominican Republic, Grenada

    3. Excellent overview of recent military history. I like the fact that the edition I read was published before the end the Cold War. Stealth aircraft were listed as a possible future weapon along with particle beams!

    4. Eurozentrisch und Fortschrittsgläubig bis zum Extrem. Angesichts neuerer Forschung erweist sich das Buch eher als Schusswaffenromantik als als ernstzunehmende Geschichte. Als Einführung allerdings immer noch gut genug.

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