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Brilliantly crafted history.
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This is a book for both the general reader and reading generals.
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Max Boot is the author of the award-winning The Savage Wars of Peace: Small Wars and the Rise of American Power, which was selected as a 2002 Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and The Christian Science Monitor. A senior fellow in national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and a weekly foreign-affairs columnist for the Los Angeles Times, he lectures regularly at numerous military schools and advises the Department of Defense on transformation issues.
Great beginning to a long book so far! Was shipped faster than expected from vendor! Thank you!Published 2 months ago by Justin Brandt
This proves that "There is nothing new under the sun." It is mandatory reading because too many of us tend to forget that wisdom.Published 8 months ago by Cecilio
If you are a military history buff, or fan of Max Boot's other works, you won’t be disappointed. Like his other books this is a detailed and technical work, and not for someone... Read morePublished 11 months ago by EShooter
I was really looking forward to getting hunkered down with the book with its promise of vast spans of time identifying the locus of technological change that makes for revolutions... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Rodney J. Szasz
Good book -- used it as reference material for a history paper I was writing. Writing is clear and concise.Published 20 months ago by Jennifer Cummings
I like every Max Boot book I read. As an engineer who is an ex Infantry officer I enjoy the combination of technology and tactics that this book talked about.Published 23 months ago by FB615
This is a wonderful book. I have read it from cover to the last page in a sitting, enjoying its descritions and its reasoning. Read morePublished on August 10, 2013 by antonio ruiz de elvira