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If you know your history then half of this book is not very engaging. The writer explains how conduct of war has developed starting from end to beginning. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Man from the Far North
This book is for my husband since he loves any and all books, especially ones about war. He is enjoying this book!Published 23 months ago by Waynestaticluva
Van Creveld has some very intersting observations, things I did not expect, more on the sociology of war through history (from Medieval times to the modern world) discussing more... Read morePublished on April 28, 2012 by W. G. Clay
It was just excellent. Its price was fair and it came pretty fast. Thank you all.Published on February 23, 2010 by Pncbank
I'm giving this book three stars because it at least will challenge the reader intellectually. The book makes a number of predictions based on what was appearing to be a start of a... Read morePublished on July 2, 2008 by M. L. Huffman
This is one of the best books that I have read on war. The book covers history, government, religion, economics, law (both domestic and international). Read morePublished on August 7, 2007 by Runamuck
I highly recommend this book be on the US Army's Chief of Staff reading list for officers (if it has not already been done). Read morePublished on July 5, 2006 by Jose C. Tejeda Jr.
read this book with very high expectations based on the reviews. There is a lot in it. Some of it is right, some is not (e.g. the workings of the Roman Army are oversimplified). Read morePublished on August 4, 2005 by Rufus Pisanus