The past as prologue : the importance of history to the military profession

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Eng.], New York .

Written in English

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  • Military history -- Study and teaching.,
  • Military art and science.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Williamson Murray and Richard Hart Sinnreich.
ContributionsMurray, Williamson., Sinnreich, Richard Hart.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU27 .P28 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3412043M
ISBN 10052185377X
ISBN 109780521853774
LC Control Number2005028130

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"What's past is prologue" is a quotation by William Shakespeare from his play The phrase was originally used in The Tempest, Act 2, Scene I. Antonio uses it to suggest that all that has happened before that time, the "past", has led Sebastian and himself to this opportunity to do what they are about to do: commit murder, or make another choice.

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Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. X - The past as prologue - The importance of history to the military profession - Edited by Williamson Murray and Richard Hart Sinnreich Index Abane, Ramdane, Rethinking Military History is a bold new 'thought book' that reconsiders military history at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

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