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Author Keegan, John, 1934-2012.

Title The mask of command / John Keegan
Published London : Cape, 1987

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Description 366 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: Pre-heroic leadership -- Alexander the Great and heroic leadership -- Wellington: The anti-hero -- Grant and unheroic leadership -- False heroic: Hitler as supreme commander -- Conclusion: Post heroic: Command in the nuclear world
Summary This book discusses generals: who they are, what they do, and how they do it affects the world in which we live
Analysis Military leaders, to 1945 - Biographies
Notes Military leaders,. to 1945 - Biographies (BNB/PRECIS)
Bibliography Includes bibliography and index
Subject Alexander, the Great, 356 B.C.-323 B.C. -- Military leadership.
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 -- Military leadership.
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Military leadership.
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852 -- Military leadership.
Command of troops -- History.
Leadership.
Military biography.
ISBN 022401949X