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The Resource Hubris : the tragedy of war in the twentieth century, Alistair Horne

Hubris : the tragedy of war in the twentieth century, Alistair Horne

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Hubris : the tragedy of war in the twentieth century
Title
Hubris
Title remainder
the tragedy of war in the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
Alistair Horne
Title variation
Tragedy of war in the 20th century
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A dramatic, colorful, stylishly-written history, Hubris is a much-needed reflection on war from a master of his field,"--Amazon.com
Summary
A close observer of war and history for more than 50 years revisits six battles from the past century and examines the strategies, leadership, preparation and geopolitical goals of aggressors and defenders, to reveal the link between them all?hubris
Writing style
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10452057
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1925-
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Horne, Alistair
Dewey number
355.02/0904
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • War
  • Military art and science
  • Military history, Modern
Target audience
adult
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the tragedy of war in the twentieth century
Label
Hubris : the tragedy of war in the twentieth century, Alistair Horne
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2015 in a different form by Weidenfeld & Nicolson"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [349]-355) and index
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Tsushima, 1905. The new century ; Port Arthur ; Into Manchuria ; Odyssey, followed by Iliad ; The battle at sea ; Peace -- Part II: Nomonhan, 1939. Japan goes sour ; Zhukov, Sorge, Tsuji ; The incident -- Part III: Moscow, 1941. General Summer ; General Winter -- Part IV: Midway, 1942. The Kido Butai -- Fortune tilts -- Part V: Korea and Dien Bien Phu, 1950-1954. The American Caesar ; Echoes of Verdun
Control code
20438147
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 382 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062397805
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn898052698
  • (OCoLC)898052698
Label
Hubris : the tragedy of war in the twentieth century, Alistair Horne
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2015 in a different form by Weidenfeld & Nicolson"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [349]-355) and index
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Tsushima, 1905. The new century ; Port Arthur ; Into Manchuria ; Odyssey, followed by Iliad ; The battle at sea ; Peace -- Part II: Nomonhan, 1939. Japan goes sour ; Zhukov, Sorge, Tsuji ; The incident -- Part III: Moscow, 1941. General Summer ; General Winter -- Part IV: Midway, 1942. The Kido Butai -- Fortune tilts -- Part V: Korea and Dien Bien Phu, 1950-1954. The American Caesar ; Echoes of Verdun
Control code
20438147
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 382 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062397805
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn898052698
  • (OCoLC)898052698

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