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  1. Contemporary Military Theory

    The dynamics of war

    By Jan Angstrom, J.J. Widen

    The book aims to provide the reader with a state-of-the-art introduction to classic and modern military theory. The text accounts for the most important theories within the field by developing and analyzing these theories, as well as problematizing both their normative and explanatory aims. While...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Modern War and the Utility of Force

    Challenges, Methods and Strategy

    Edited by Isabelle Duyvesteyn, Jan Angstrom

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book investigates the use and utility of military force in modern war. After the Cold War, Western armed forces have increasingly been called upon to intervene in internal conflicts in the former Third World. These forces have been called upon to carry out missions that they traditionally...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Victory and Defeat in Contemporary War

    Edited by Jan Angstrom, Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    Bringing together leading contributors in the field, this new volume analyzes how victory and defeat in modern war can be understood and explained. It does so by confronting two inter-related research problems: the nature of victory and defeat in modern war and the explanations of victory and...

    Published July 6th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Rethinking the Nature of War

    By Jan Angstrom, Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    Have globalization, virulent ethnic differences, and globally operating insurgents fundamentally changed the nature of war in the last decade? Interpretations of war as driven by politics and state rationale, formulated most importantly by the 19th century practitioner Carl von Clausewitz, have...

    Published December 12th 2004 by Routledge

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