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Author Lewis, John, 1955-2012-

Title Nothing less than victory : decisive wars and the lessons of history / John David Lewis.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    355.02 LEW    Available
Description 354 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-344) and index.
Contents "To look without flinching": the Greco-Persian wars, 547-446 BC -- "Only one omen is best": the Theban wars, 382-362 BC -- "I will have my opponent": the Second Punic War, 218-201 BC -- "A prince necessary rather than good": the campaigns of Aurelian, AD 270-275 -- "The hard hand of war": Sherman's march through the South, AD 1864-1865 -- "The balm for a guilty conscience": British appeasement and the prelude to World War II, AD 1919-1939 -- "Gifts from heaven": the American victory over Japan, AD 1945 -- Conclusion: the lessons of the victories.
Subject War -- Termination -- History.
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History.
Peace -- History.
ISBN 9780691135182 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691135185 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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