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6 edition of Why war? found in the catalog.

Why war?

Ideology, theory and history

by Keith L. Nelson

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Historiography,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Historiography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKeith L. Nelson and Spencer C. Olin, Jr.
    ContributionsOlin, Spencer C., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU21 .N39
    The Physical Object
    Pagination201 p. ;
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4740886M
    ISBN 100520036727
    LC Control Number78051746

    Its details are not exquisite recreations of lost practice, but ways in which an individual psychology can engage with the real world. The Nine Situations 1. Sun Tzu said: The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy. If his place of encampment is easy of access, he is tendering a bait.

    This is a book that will argue with you. FISH No. When I hear it in conversation, it cues up a problem — the problem, if you will, of it no longer being a place. If in the neighborhood of your camp there should be any hilly country, ponds surrounded by aquatic grass, hollow basins filled with reeds, or woods with thick undergrowth, they must be carefully routed out and searched; for these are places where men in ambush or insidious spies are likely to be lurking.

    If they will face death, there is nothing they may not achieve. Feign disorder, and crush him. Oxford: Oxford University Press. The general who has attained a responsible post must be careful to study them. Unhappy is the fate of one who tries to win his battles and succeed in his attacks without cultivating the spirit of enterprise; for the result is waste of time and general stagnation. If you lay siege to a town, you will exhaust your strength.


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When the higher officers are angry and insubordinate, and on meeting the enemy give battle on their own account from a feeling of resentment, before the commander-in-chief can tell whether or no he is in a position to Why war?

book, the result is ruin. On the other hand, the proximity of an army causes prices to go up; and high prices cause the people's substance to be drained away. By means of water, an enemy may be intercepted, but not robbed of all his belongings. But these commitments can clash. Thus one who is skillful at keeping the enemy on the move maintains deceitful appearances, according to which the enemy will act.

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If you read it more than once, as almost everyone who reads it at all does, these responses may occur at quite different times. This page serves to document these books and is provided primarily as nostalgia. Success in warfare is gained by carefully accommodating ourselves to the enemy's purpose.

I visitor to this site Kim D. Sun Tzu said: We may distinguish six kinds of terrain, to wit: 1 Accessible ground; 2 entangling ground; 3 temporizing ground; 4 narrow passes; 5 precipitous heights; 6 positions at a great distance from the enemy.

Hence the skillful fighter puts himself into a position which makes defeat impossible, and does not miss the moment for defeating the enemy. But in this wickedly funny novel, Abrams sees right past the self-aggrandising illusions and comforting fairytales that tuck the US in at night.

Hence, when we are able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must appear inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near.

If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle. The proper season is when the weather is very dry; the special days are those when the moon is in the constellations of the Sieve, the Wall, the Wing or the Cross-bar; for these four are all days of rising wind.

But he won, because he had conviction. When there are means of communication on all four sides, the ground is one of intersecting highways.

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The general who has attained a responsible post must be careful to study them. Thus on the one hand we have ability to protect ourselves; on the other, a victory that is complete.

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