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Invisible Armies (HB)
HARDCOVER EDITIONAn Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the PresentRead book review in Marine Corps Gazette
As fitting for the twenty-first century as von Clausewitz's On War
was in its own time, Invisible Armies
is a complete global history of guerrilla uprisings through the ages.
Beginning with the first insurgencies in the ancient world - when Alexander the Great discovered that fleet nomads were harder to defeat than massive conventional armies - Max Boot, best-selling author and military advisor in Iraq and Afghanistan, masterfully guides us from the Jewish rebellion against the Roman Empire up through the horrors of the French-Indochina War and the shadowy, post-9/11 battlefields of today.
Relying on a diverse cast of unforgettable characters - not only Mao and Che but also the legendary Italian nationalist Giuseppe Garibaldi, the archaeologist-turned-military commander T. E. Lawrence, and the "Quiet American" Edward Lansdale, among others - Boot explodes everything we thought we knew about unconventional combat. The result is both an enthralling read and our most important work on nontraditional warfare.About the Author
A Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and a renowned military historian, Max Boot is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal
. The author of The Savage Wars of Peace
and War Made New
, he lives in New York.