Accession Number:

ADA423420

Title:

Military History: A Selected Bibliography

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

83.0

Abstract:

Military historian Williamson Murray has prepared this selected bibliography as a guide to the vast body of military histories and as a reading program that could extend our understanding and comprehension of that terrible, yet intriguing, human phenomenon that is war. JAWP is making it available to those individuals in DoD and the Services who feel that history can shed light on the problems they confront today. The bibliography is derived from the substantial literature European and American military history. The works were chosen for a variety of reasons quality of scholarship, point of view, subject matter, and readability. They are categorized by period and subject matter, and given a rating by the author. The first chapter contains an annotated list of twenty-five books that Dr. Murray considers essential to the library of a warfighter, scholar or of military history.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE