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The Geography of Warfare (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

1st Edition

By Pat O'Sullivan


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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Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

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Subject Categories

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