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Legenden des Krieges: Das blutige Schwert

Author: David Gilman

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644401055

Category: Fiction

Page: 608

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Der erste Band von David Gilmans packender Romanserie «Legenden des Krieges» England, 1346. Der junge Steinmetz Thomas Blackstone wird vor die Wahl gestellt: Entweder der Tod durch den Strick – für einen Mord, den er nicht begangen hat. Oder er schließt sich der englischen Armee an, für die König Edward dringend weitere Bogenschützen sucht. Die Entscheidung fällt ihm nicht schwer. Doch in der Normandie lernt Thomas die bittere Realität des Krieges kennen. Ritterlichkeit ist ein Kodex für bessere Zeiten. Gnade gibt es nicht – schon gar nicht in der Schlacht von Crécy, dem blutigen Kessel des Hundertjährigen Krieges ...

Masters of War

Latin America and U.S. Agression From the Cuban Revolution Through the Clinton Years

Author: Clara Nieto

Publisher: Seven Stories Press

ISBN: 1609800494

Category: History

Page: 508

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In Masters of War, Clara Nieto adeptly presents the parallel histories of the countries of Latin America, histories that are intertwined, each reflecting the United States’ "coherent policy of intervention" set into motion by the Monroe Doctrine. As the value of this continued policy comes increasingly into question, Nieto argues for the need to evaluate the alarming precedent set in Latin America: the institution of client dictatorships, the roles played by the interests of U.S. corporations, the enormous tolls taken on civilian populations, and the irreversible disruption of regional stability. Drawing from an impressive array of documents and sources as well as from her unique first-hand insights as a participant in crucial meetings and negotiations in the region from the mid-1960s through the mid-1980s, Nieto chronicles the Cuban Revolution, the CIA-sponsored coup against popularly elected President Allende in Chile, the U.S. invasions of Panama and Grenada, U.S. support for the cultivation and training of paramilitary death squads in Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Colombia, as well as similarly severe but less well-known situations in other countries such as Uruguay, Venezuela, Argentina, Peru, Bolivia, Honduras, and Guatemala. Masters of War offers, from an informed perspective, perhaps for the first time, a distanced, objective analysis of recent Latin American history. Clara Nieto’s depth of knowledge and understanding is an invaluable resource at a time when the media is seen as unapologetically aligned with the interests of major corporations and policymakers, and the American public has reached a new height of apprehension regarding the intentions behind and consequences of its government’s policies.

Masters of War

Militarism and Blowback in the Era of American Empire

Author: Carl Boggs

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136727922

Category: Political Science

Page: 384

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First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Masters of War

Classical Strategic Thought

Author: Michael I. Handel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135776520

Category: History

Page: 510

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This is the first comprehensive study based on a detailed textual analysis of the classical works on war by Clausewitz, Sun Tzu, Mao Tse-tung, and to a lesser extent, Jomini and Machiavelli. Brushing stereotypes aside, the author takes a fresh look at what these strategic thinkers actually said—not what they are widely believed to have said. He finds that despite their apparent differences in terms of time, place, cultural background, and level of material/technological development, all had much more in common than previously supposed. In fact, the central conclusion of this book is that the logic of waging war and of strategic thinking is as universal and timeless as human nature itself. This third, revised and expanded edition includes five new chapters and some new charts and diagrams.

Masters of War

Military Dissent and Politics in the Vietnam Era

Author: Robert Buzzanco

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521599405

Category: History

Page: 386

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Depicts U.S. political leaders as the consistent driving force behind America's Vietnam commitment.

Come Ye Masters of War: The Bob Dylan Conspiracy

Author: Robert O'Brian


ISBN: 1304589382


Page: N.A

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Masters of War

Danny Black Thriller 1

Author: Chris Ryan

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444709933

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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In Paris, an elderly man is assassinated as he takes his morning walk. In the war-torn cities of Syria, government forces wage a bloody war against their own people. The Russians are propping up the government, the French are backing one rebel fraction and the British are backing another. And in north Africa, young SAS trooper Danny Black is coming to the end of a gruelling tour of duty, or so he thinks. Danny has a new mission. An MI6 agent needs to make contact with Syrian rebel forces, and also with the private military contractors who are - unofficially - training this rebel faction as it struggles to bring down their government and establish a new regime that will be favourable to British business interests. Danny will learn who the masters of war, the men who call the shots, really are. Danny discovers a world where death is dispensed by the highest bidder and individuals will betray anybody if the price is right.

Patton, Montgomery, Rommel

Masters of War

Author: Terry Brighton

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0307461556

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 426

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An account of World War II as it was experienced by three influential commanders draws on primary source materials to evaluate their explosive relationships with one another, their command talents, and their enthusiasm for publicity.

Masters of War , Classical Strategic Thought

Military, Military science

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1490279407

Category: Education

Page: 93

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Masters of War , Classical Strategic Thought. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

The Royals: Masters of War

Author: Rob Williams

Publisher: DC

ISBN: 1401255965

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 144

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he year is 1940. As the Blitz destroys London and kills thousands, the Royal Family looks on. But in this world, the only people with special abilities are Royalty, and the purer the bloodline, the greater their abilities. So why don't they stop the carnage with their powers? A truce between the Earth's nobles has kept them out of our wars--until now. When England's Prince Henry can take no more and intervenes, will it stop the planet's suffering or take it to another level? Writer Rob Williams (Judge Dredd: Trifecta, Low Life, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN and Daken) and artist Simon Coleby (The Authority, Judge Dredd: Year One and Trifecta) team up to bring you this epic of World War proportions. History will be transformed in a way you've never seen before. Collects THE ROYALS: MASTERS OF WAR #1-6

Masters of War

The Role of Elites in Sudan's Communal Conflicts

Author: Johan Brosche

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789150623819

Category: Communalism

Page: 195

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Masters of War

Author: Michael A. Stackpole

Publisher: Roc

ISBN: 9780451461377

Category: Fiction

Page: 289

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More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.

Masters of War: The Legend of the Five Rings Companion

Author: Shawn Carman,Richard Farrese,Rob Hobart,Douglas Sun

Publisher: Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG)

ISBN: 9781594720437

Category: Games

Page: 175

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Mechwarrior: Dark Age #25

Masters Of War (A Battletech Novel)

Author: Michael A. Stackpole

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440624490

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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As Clan Wolf launches a daring campaign of reprisal against The Republic, three warriors will find their destinies intertwined on the field of battle, and in the fight for their futures. Alaric is a living legend among the Wolves. Fearless. Ruthless. Merciless. But his own lust for victory may mean his undoing, unless he learns to see beyond himself—and recognize what a true warrior fights for. Anastasia is a former Wolf Clan warrior, now leading a band of mercs against her former comrades. She knows that to lead, she must prove not only her ability, but her complete separation from the Wolves. And there is only one way for her to do so—in combat. . . . Verena is the new commander of a ragtag merc force. Her desire for greatness will uncover her own superior abilities, and draw her ever closer to a final confrontation in which mercy is unheard of—and only death awaits the unworthy.

Max Gordon - Mission

Ice claw

Author: David Gilman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783473583713


Page: 469

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Über Bob Dylan

Schriften 1968-2010

Author: Greil Marcus

Publisher: Edel:Books

ISBN: 3841902642

Category: Music

Page: 640

View: 9419

Greil Marcus verfolgt Bob Dylans Werk mit der Intensität eines Fans und der Hartnäckigkeit eines Detektivs - von Dylans Anfängen bis heute. Die Beiträge in diesem Buch reichen von Artiklen im amerikanischen Rolling Stone wie jedem berühmt berüchtigten über SELF PORTRAIT 1970, der vielleicht verschriensten Plattenkritik aller Zeiten, bis hin zu einer 30 Jahre später erschienenen Würdigung der Tiefen von OUT OF MIND. Das Ergebnis ist eine funkelnde und beständige Chronik einer über 40 Jahre andauernden Beziehung zwischen einem unvergleichlichen Sänger und seinem aufmerksamsten Zuhöhrer. GREIL MARCUS veröffentlichte zahlreiche Bücher, u. a. When That Rough God Goes Riding, Like a Rolling Stone, The Old, Weird America, The Shape of Things to Come, Mystery Train, Dead Elvis, In the Fascist Bathroom; 2009 erschien anlässlich des 20-jährigen Jubiläums eine Neuauflage seines Buchs Lipstick Traces. Seit 2000 lehrt er in Berkeley, Princeton und an der New School in New York; seine Kolumne »Real Life RockTop 10« erscheint regelmäßig im Believer. Er lebt in Berkeley.

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