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Author Luttwak, Edward.
Title The grand strategy of the Byzantine Empire / Edward N. Luttwak.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009.

Author Luttwak, Edward.
Subject Strategy -- History -- To 1500.
Military art and science -- Byzantine Empire -- History.
Imperialism -- History -- To 1500.
Byzantine Empire -- Military policy.
Byzantine Empire -- History, Military.
Byzantine Empire -- Foreign relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Military history.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 498 pages) : maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 473-490) and index.
Contents pt. 1. The invention of Byzantine strategy -- Attila and the crisis of empire -- The emergence of the new strategy -- pt. 2. Byzantine diplomacy : the myth and the methods -- Envoys -- Religion and statecraft -- The uses of imperial prestige -- Dynastic marriages -- The geography of power -- Bulghars and Bulgarians -- The Muslim Arabs and Turks -- pt. 3. The Byzantine art of war -- The classical inheritance -- The strategikon of Maurikios -- After the strategikon -- Leo VI and naval warfare -- The tenth-century military renaissance -- Strategic maneuver : Herakleios defeats Persia -- Conclusion: Grand strategy and the Byzantine "operational code" -- Appendix: Was strategy feasible in Byzantine times? -- Emperors from Constantine I to Constantine XI -- Glossary.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780674054202 (electronic bk.)
0674054202 (electronic bk.)
9780674035195 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 648760614
Additional Format Print version: Luttwak, Edward. Grand strategy of the Byzantine Empire. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009 9780674035195 (DLC) 2009011799 (OCoLC)317361758