The Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire

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Harvard University Press, 2009 - 498 страница
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In this book, the distinguished writer Edward Luttwak presents the grand strategy of the eastern Roman empire we know as Byzantine, which lasted more than twice as long as the more familiar western Roman empire. The Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire is a broad, interpretive account of Byzantine strategy, intelligence, and diplomacy over the course of eight centuries that will appeal to scholars, classicists, military history buffs, and professional soldiers.
 

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Коментар посетиоца странице  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

A modestly interesting book with some interesting strategic insights and some gaping flaws. It is an easy, flowing read, and makes the analysis of composite bows and court titles seem more ... Прочитајте целу рецензију

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Коментар посетиоца странице  - Shrike58 - LibraryThing

While an interesting survey of Byzantine military history, with particular emphasis on the strategic constants that confronted the Eastern Empire, I'm one with the reviewers who are skeptical that ... Прочитајте целу рецензију

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I The Invention of Byzantine Strategy
1
The Myth and the Methods
95
III The Byzantine Art of War
235
Grand Strategy and the Byzantine Operational Code
409
Was Strategy Feasible in Byzantine Times?
421
Emperors from Constantine I to Constantine XI
423

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Edward N. Luttwak is a Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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