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Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the Present

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presents an entirely original narrative of warfare, which demonstrates that, far from the exception, loosely organized partisan or guerrilla warfare has been the dominant form of military conflict throughout history. best-selling author and military historian Max Boot traces guerrilla warfare and terrorism from antiquity to the present, narrating nearly thirty centuries of unconventional military conflicts. Filled with dramatic analysis of strategy and tactics, as well as many memorable characters--from Italian nationalist Guiseppe Garibaldi to the "Quiet American," Edward Lansdale-- is "as readable as a novel" (Michael Korda, ) and "a timely reminder to politicians and generals of the hard-earned lessons of history" ().

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"Destined to be the classic account of what may be the oldest . . . hardest form of war."--John Nagl,

About the Author

A Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and a renowned military historian, Max Boot is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal. The author of The Savage Wars of Peace and War Made New, he lives in New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780871406880
Author:
Boot, Max
Publisher:
Liveright Publishing Corporation
Subject:
Military-General History
Subject:
Military - Other
Publication Date:
20131031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
70 illustrations; 8 maps
Pages:
784
Dimensions:
23.5 x 15.56 mm

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