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Title The making of strategy : rulers, states, and war / edited by Williamson Murray, MacGregor Knox, Alvin Bernstein.
Imprint [Cambridge [England] ; [New York] : Cambridge University Press, [1994]

Subject Strategy -- Case studies.
Alt Name Murray, Williamson.
Knox, MacGregor.
Bernstein, Alvin H.
Description xiv, 680 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 0521453895
OCLC # 29846167
Table of Contents
 List of illustrations and tables 
1Introduction: On strategy / Williamson Murray, Mark Grimsley1
2Athenian strategy in the Peloponnesian War / Donald Kagan24
3The strategy of a warrior-state: Rome and the wars against Carthage, 264-201 B.C. / Alvin H. Bernstein56
4Chinese strategy from the fourteenth to the seventeenth centuries / Arthur Waldron85
5The making of strategy in Habsburg Spain: Philip II's "bid for mastery," 1556-1598 / Geoffrey Parker115
6The origins of a global strategy: England from 1558 to 1713 / William S. Maltby151
7A quest for glory: The formation of strategy under Louis XIV, 1661-1715 / John A. Lynn178
8To the edge of greatness: The United States, 1783-1865 / Peter Maslowski205
9Strategic uncertainties of a nation-state: Prussia-Germany, 1871-1918 / Holger H. Herwig242
10The weary titan: Strategy and policy in Great Britain, 1890-1918 / John Gooch278
11The strategy of the decisive weight: Italy, 1882-1922 / Brian R. Sullivan307
12The road to ideological war: Germany, 1918-1945 / Wilhelm Deist352
13The collapse of empire: British strategy, 1919-1945 / Williamson Murray393
14The strategy of innocence? The United States, 1920-1945 / Eliot A. Cohen428
15The illusion of security: France, 1919-1940 / Robert A. Doughty466
16Strategy for class war: The Soviet Union, 1917-1941 / Earl F. Ziemke498
17The evolution of Israeli strategy: The psychology of insecurity and the quest for absolute security / Michael I. Handel534
18Strategy in the nuclear age: The United States, 1945-1991 / Colin S. Gray579
19Conclusion: Continuity and revolution in the making of strategy / MacGregor Knox614

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