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The Geography of Warfare

1st Edition

By Pat O'Sullivan

Routledge

170 pages

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Originally published in 1983, this broad-ranging book provides penetrating insights on the role of geography in both historic and modern-day warfare. Tactically at a local level, strategically at the campaign level and geopolitically at the global level geographical knowledge is crucial. This book analyses geographical solutions to technical questions of logistics and transportation, the impact of climatology on planning for military action and the understanding of spatial geography for urban and guerrilla wars.

Table of Contents

1. Geography, Tactics and Strategy 2. Intelligence 3. Logistics 4. Tactical Ploys 5. Tactics and Terrain 6. Campaign Strategy 7. Geopolitics and Grand Strategy 8. Guerrilla Warfare 9. Urban Warfare 10. Zones of Conflict and Rumours of War

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography