The nature of war has changed, especially since the collapse of the former Soviet Union. Now the public no longer worries about nuclear Armageddon, but instead fears suicide bombers in European capitals. Consequently, the face of war has been altered. In his new study, respected military historian Black (Univ. of Exeter, UK) seeks to enlighten readers by highlighting not only the mainstream analysis of guerrilla operations but, more importantly, the evolution of counterinsurgency doctrine.
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Summing Up: Highly recommended. All levels/libraries.
- Reviewer: C. C. Lovett, Emporia State University
Insurgency and Counterinsurgency : a global history by Jeremy Black is published by Rowman & Littlefield (2016). 273p bibl index afp, 9781442256316 $89.00, 9781442256323 $35.00, 9781442256330 $34.99. More