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Title Arms and the Man : Military History Essays in Honor of Dennis Showalter / Edited by Michael S. Neiberg
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 275 pages)
Series History of warfare ; v. 68
History of warfare ; v. 68
Contents Arms and the Man; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Introduction; Loving the German War Machine: America's Infatuation with Blitzkrieg, Warfighters, and Militarism; 'Clash of the Titans': Law vs Security in World War II Britain; Military Cultures, Military Histories and the Current Emergency; Manstein, the Battle of Kharkov, and the Limits of Command; The Question of Medieval Military Professionalism; Modern Soldier in a Busby: August von Mackensen,1914-1916; Winning and Losing: France on the Marne and on the Meuse; The Forgotten Campaign: Alsace-Lorraine August 1914
Summary These essays honor Dennis Showalter, a pioneer in the field of military history and a mentor to an entire generation of scholars. The essays themselves are written by some of the best-known and most highly-respected scholars in the field. They span the globe and cover a wide range of military history topics from the ancient world to the present day. As a group, this book represents not only a collection in honor of a great scholar, but a collection of some of the highest-quality cutting-edge scholarship in the field today. It will be of interest to anyone who wants to understand the history of .
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Military art and science -- History.
Military history.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung
History.
Festschriften.
Form Electronic book
Author Neiberg, Michael S.
Showalter, Dennis E.
LC no. 2011007831
ISBN 1283161869
9004206949 (electronic bk.)
9781283161862
9789004206946 (electronic bk.)