Supreme Command

Author: Eliot A. Cohen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471105148
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SUPREME COMMAND is about leadership in wartime, or more precisely about the tension between two kinds of leadership, civil and military.

Supreme Command

Author: Eliot A. Cohen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 074324222X
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The lessons of the book apply not just to President Bush and other world leaders in the war on terrorism, but to anyone who faces extreme adversity at the head of a free organization -- including leaders and managers throughout the ...

Supreme Command

Author: Eliot A. Cohen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743230493
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Presents an account of leadership in wartime that emphasizes the tension between civil and military leadership, citing the examples of such figures as Lincoln and Churchill to reveal fundamental aspects of leadership that are crucial today.

Armed Servants

Author: Peter Feaver
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674036772
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In this book, Peter Feaver proposes an ambitious new theory that treats civil-military relations as a principal-agent relationship, with the civilian executive monitoring the actions of military agents, the "armed servants" of the nation ...

Conquered Into Liberty

Author: Eliot A. Cohen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451624115
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The author of Supreme Command documents the turbulent history of a contested corridor between Albany and Montreal, offering analyses of a series of pivotal battles to explain how they shaped American military culture for more than a century ...

American Civil Military Relations

Author: Suzanne C. Nielsen
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801892872
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Using this seminal work as a point of departure, experts in the fields of political science, history, and sociology ask what has been learned and what more needs to be investigated in the relationship between civilian and military sectors ...

Military Misfortunes

Author: Eliot A. Cohen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439135487
Size: 36.90 MB
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As recent events prove, Military Misfortunes will be required reading for as long as armies go to war.

War And Our World

Author: John Keegan
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307779998
Size: 22.45 MB
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The themes Keegan concentrates on in this short volume are essential to our understanding of why war remains the single greatest affliction of humanity in the twenty-first century, surpassing famine and disease, its traditional companions.

Eisenhower

Author: Carlo D'Este
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
ISBN: 1627799613
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With full access to private papers and letters, Carlo D'Este has exposed for the first time the untold myths that have surrounded Eisenhower and his family for over fifty years, and identified the complex and contradictory character behind ...

Soldiers And Civilians

Author: Peter Feaver
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262561426
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Essays on the emerging military-civilian divide in the United States.