New PDF release: Alexander the Great: Lessons in Strategy (Strategy and

By David J. Lonsdale

ISBN-10: 0415358477

ISBN-13: 9780415358477

ISBN-10: 0415545250

ISBN-13: 9780415545259

This publication deals a strategic research of 1 of the main amazing army careers in historical past, picking out the main pertinent strategic classes from the campaigns of Alexander the good.

David Lonsdale argues that because the center rules of process are everlasting, the research and research of ancient examples have worth to the trendy theorist and practitioner. in addition, as procedure is so advanced and difficult, the outstanding occupation of Alexander presents definitely the right chance to appreciate most sensible perform in process, as he accomplished remarkable and non-stop good fortune around the spectrum of conflict, in quite a few conditions and environments. This e-book provides the 13 so much pertinent classes that may be realized from his campaigns, dividing them into 3 different types: grand approach, army operations, and use of strength. each one of those different types offers classes pertinent to the trendy strategic surroundings. eventually, in spite of the fact that, the booklet argues that the dominant consider his luck was once Alexander himself, and that it used to be his personal features as a strategist that allowed him to beat the complexities of procedure and accomplish his expansive objectives.


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