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The mask of command : a study of generalship

Author: John Keegan
Publisher: London : Pimlico, 2004.
Series: Pimlico military classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

The Mask of Command is about generals: who they are, what they do and how they affect the world we live in. Grant and the false heroic of Hitler - John Keegan propounds the view of heroism in warfare  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Keegan
ISBN: 1844137384 9781844137381
OCLC Number: 55852499
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain: Jonathan Cape, 1987.
Description: 366 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Pimlico military classics.
Responsibility: John Keegan.


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As well as being a rare military historian who can also write gracefully, John Keegan has a distinguished capacity for peering behind the conventional view of events -- Alistair Horne * Sunday Times * Read more...

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