David J. Lonsdale's Alexander the Great: Lessons in Strategy (Strategy and PDF

By David J. Lonsdale

ISBN-10: 0415358477

ISBN-13: 9780415358477

ISBN-10: 0415545250

ISBN-13: 9780415545259

This ebook deals a strategic research of 1 of the main notable army careers in heritage, settling on the main pertinent strategic classes from the campaigns of Alexander the nice.



David Lonsdale argues that because the center rules of process are everlasting, the research and research of old examples have price to the fashionable theorist and practitioner. additionally, as technique is so advanced and hard, the striking occupation of Alexander offers the perfect chance to appreciate most sensible perform in procedure, as he accomplished awesome and non-stop luck around the spectrum of battle, in quite a few conditions and environments. This publication provides the 13 so much pertinent classes that may be discovered from his campaigns, dividing them into 3 different types: grand procedure, army operations, and use of strength. every one of those different types offers classes pertinent to the fashionable strategic atmosphere. eventually, although, the e-book argues that the dominant think about 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 technique and attain his expansive ambitions.



 

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