The Resource Battle : a history of combat and culture, John A. Lynn

Battle : a history of combat and culture, John A. Lynn

Label
Battle : a history of combat and culture
Title
Battle
Title remainder
a history of combat and culture
Statement of responsibility
John A. Lynn
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lynn, John A.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
U21.2
LC item number
.L95 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • War
  • Military history
  • Combat
  • Sociology, Military
  • War and society
  • Military art and science
Label
Battle : a history of combat and culture, John A. Lynn
Link
https://archive.org/details/battlehistoryofc00lynn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-383) and index
Contents
Preface: Requiem for the universal soldier -- Written in blood : the classical Greek drama of battle and the western way of war -- Subtleties of violence : ancienct Chinese and Indian texts on warfare -- Chivalry and chevauchée : the ideal, the real, and the perfect in medieval European warfare -- Linear warfare : images and ideals of combat in the age of enlightenment -- Victories of the conquered : the native character of the Sepoy -- The sun of Austerlitz : romantic visions of decisive battle in nineteenth-century Europe -- The merciless fight : race and military culture in the Pacific War -- Crossing the Canal : Egyptian effectiveness and military culture in the October War -- Epilogue: Terrorism and "evil" : forming a new discourse on war at the dawn of the twenty-first century -- Appendix: The discourse and the reality of war : a cultural model
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxv, 399 p.
Isbn
9780813333717
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
20030064 01
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)51892728
Label
Battle : a history of combat and culture, John A. Lynn
Link
https://archive.org/details/battlehistoryofc00lynn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-383) and index
Contents
Preface: Requiem for the universal soldier -- Written in blood : the classical Greek drama of battle and the western way of war -- Subtleties of violence : ancienct Chinese and Indian texts on warfare -- Chivalry and chevauchée : the ideal, the real, and the perfect in medieval European warfare -- Linear warfare : images and ideals of combat in the age of enlightenment -- Victories of the conquered : the native character of the Sepoy -- The sun of Austerlitz : romantic visions of decisive battle in nineteenth-century Europe -- The merciless fight : race and military culture in the Pacific War -- Crossing the Canal : Egyptian effectiveness and military culture in the October War -- Epilogue: Terrorism and "evil" : forming a new discourse on war at the dawn of the twenty-first century -- Appendix: The discourse and the reality of war : a cultural model
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxv, 399 p.
Isbn
9780813333717
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
20030064 01
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)51892728

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