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Description - The Fog of Peace and War Planning by Talbot C. Imlay

How do we plan under conditions of uncertainty? The perspective of military planners is a key organizing framework: do they see themselves as preparing to administer a peace, or preparing to fight a future war? Most interwar volumes examine only the 1920s and the 1930s. This new volume goes further back and forward in time to draw on a greater expanse of history in order to tease out lessons for contemporary planners. These chapters are grouped into four periods: 1815-1856, 1871-1914, 1918-1938, and post-WWII. They progress from low-tech to high-tech concerns, for example, the first period examines armies, while the second period examines navies, the third asseses navies combined with air forces, and finally for the Kaiser chapter explores nuclear issues and decision-making.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415366960
ISBN-10: 0415366968
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Frank Cass Publishers
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Talbot C. Imlay

Department of History, Universite Laval, Canada John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

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