Napoleon's Glance by William Duggan
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Napoleon's Glance
By William Duggan

Napoleon's Glance

The Secret of Strategy

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Napoleon's Glance by William Duggan

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When Napoleon's Glance was first published last spring, former NATO secretary general and now putative presidential candidate Wesley Clark declared, "This is a very important book. " In Napoleon's Glance strategist William Duggan shows how Clark, along with ten other important figures in the fields of politics, war and culture, owed their success to coup d'oeil. But what is coup d'oeil? Carl von Clausewitz spent twenty years struggling to pin down the genius of Napoleon. In chapter six of what would become "On War" he discovered the secret of Napoleon's strategy: Napoleon's glance. Clausewitz calls it "coup d'oeil" meaning a stroke of the eye, or "glance. " A sudden insight that shows you what course of action to take, it comes from knowledge of the past, drawing on what worked in other situations in a new combination that fits the problem at hand. In Napoleon's Glance, Duggan expertly weaves intellectual history and biography in showing how important and decisive coup d'oeil is in determining victory in war, art, the civil rights movement, third world development, and the battle for women's suffrage in America.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781560256021
ISBN-10: 1560256028
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Nation Books
Publisher: Avalon Publishing Group
Publish Date: 27-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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