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Roots of Strategy: Book 1 - The 5 Greatest Military Classics of All Time

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Writings of Sun Tzu, Vegetius, Marshal Maurice de Saxe, Frederick the Great, and Napoleon.
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Published March 1st 1985 by Stackpole Books (first published 1941)
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Glen
Apr 06, 2008 Glen rated it really liked it
Everyone talks about The Art of War by Sun Tzu as if they had read it, but have you really? This book provides the (translated) source documents for five strategic thinkers (Sun Tzu, Vegetius, De Saxe, Frederick, and Napoleon) with only the bare minimum of editorial comment, and lets you make your own judgement. Now that I've read them, I have to agree that it's true, we are doomed to repeat the past, but only because people don't change.
Mom's Books
Not sure which volume she has, my image is too blurry. This color matches, though
Fred
Jun 16, 2008 Fred rated it it was ok
wow, what a book. so many wonderful strategems.
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Excellent compilation
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