By David J. Lonsdale
This booklet bargains a strategic research of 1 of the main awesome army careers in heritage, settling on the main pertinent strategic classes from the campaigns of Alexander the good.
David Lonsdale argues that because the middle rules of method are everlasting, the examine and research of old examples have price to the trendy theorist and practitioner. in addition, as method is so complicated and hard, the outstanding profession of Alexander offers the perfect chance to appreciate top perform in method, as he accomplished impressive and non-stop luck around the spectrum of conflict, in various conditions and environments. This booklet provides the 13 such a lot pertinent classes that may be realized from his campaigns, dividing them into 3 different types: grand technique, army operations, and use of strength. every one of those different types offers classes pertinent to the trendy strategic atmosphere. finally, even though, the booklet argues that the dominant consider his luck used to be Alexander himself, and that it was once his personal features as a strategist that allowed him to beat the complexities of method and attain his expansive targets.
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Alexander the Great: Lessons in Strategy (Strategy and History) by David J. Lonsdale