The past as prologue : the importance of history to the military profession / edited by Williamson Murray, Richard Hart Sinnreich
- Introduction / Williamson Murray and Richard Hart Sinnreich -- Military history and the history of war / Michael Howard -- The relevance of history to the military profession : a British view / John P. Kiszely -- The relevance of history to the military profession : an American marine's view / Paul K. Van Riper -- Awkward partners : military history and American military education / Richard Hart Sinnreich -- Thoughts on military history and the profession of arms / Williamson Murray -- Thucydides as educator / Paul A. Rahe -- Clausewitz, history, and the future strategic world / Colin S. Gray -- History and the nature of strategy / John Gooch -- Military transformation in long periods of peace : the Victorian Royal Navy / Andrew Gordon -- Military history and the pathology of lessons learned : the Russo-Japanese War, a case study / Jonathan B.A. Bailey -- Obstacles to innovation and readiness : the British Army's experience, 1918-1939 / J. Paul Harris -- What history suggests about terrorism and its future / Christopher C. Harmon -- History and future of civil-military relations : bridging the gaps / Francis G. Hoffman.
- 052185377X (hardback) and 0521619637 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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