Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 February 2016

475 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198708919

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Strategy in the Contemporary World

Fifth Edition

Edited by John Baylis, James J. Wirtz, and Colin S. Gray

  • Brings together contributions from international experts to provide a complete introduction to strategic studies
  • Covers both historical and contemporary issues that appear in today's headlines
  • Boxed debate features encourage students to develop critical thinking skills and to consider alternative perspectives

New to this Edition:

  • Four new chapters reflect the changing structure of global politics and rapid technological developments within the field:
  • --History of the Practice of Strategy
  • --Geopolitics and Grand Strategy
  • --Strategy and Defense Planning
  • --Theory and Practice of Continental Warfare

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