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The Resource Jungle of snakes : a century of counterinsurgency warfare from the Philippines to Iraq, James R. Arnold

Jungle of snakes : a century of counterinsurgency warfare from the Philippines to Iraq, James R. Arnold

Label
Jungle of snakes : a century of counterinsurgency warfare from the Philippines to Iraq
Title
Jungle of snakes
Title remainder
a century of counterinsurgency warfare from the Philippines to Iraq
Statement of responsibility
James R. Arnold
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a history of modern warfare that evaluates how the post-Cold War era has been fraught by such challenges as terrorism and insurgency, and discusses America's failure to learn from past mistakes throughout the occupation of Iraq
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Arnold, James R.
Dewey number
  • 355.02/180904
  • 355.4
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
Index
index present
LC call number
U241
LC item number
.A765 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Military history, Modern
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Counterinsurgency
  • United States
  • Great Britain
  • France
Label
Jungle of snakes : a century of counterinsurgency warfare from the Philippines to Iraq, James R. Arnold
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-283) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Philippine Insurrection. An American victory yields a guerrilla war ; Chastising the Insurrectos ; The war is won again ; The policy of destruction ; Why the Americans won -- The war in Algeria. Terror on All Saints' Day ; Terror without limits ; The question of morality ; The enclosed hunting preserve ; The sense of betrayal -- The Malayan Emergency. Crisis in Malaya ; Personality and vision ; A modern Cromwell ; Victory in Malaya -- The Vietnam War. In search of a new enemy ; Pacification, Marine Corps style ; Progress and setback ; The Army's other war ; Lessons from a lost war -- Reflections on a war without end
Control code
291908008
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9781596915039
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008054018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps, plans
System control number
(OCoLC)291908008
Label
Jungle of snakes : a century of counterinsurgency warfare from the Philippines to Iraq, James R. Arnold
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-283) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Philippine Insurrection. An American victory yields a guerrilla war ; Chastising the Insurrectos ; The war is won again ; The policy of destruction ; Why the Americans won -- The war in Algeria. Terror on All Saints' Day ; Terror without limits ; The question of morality ; The enclosed hunting preserve ; The sense of betrayal -- The Malayan Emergency. Crisis in Malaya ; Personality and vision ; A modern Cromwell ; Victory in Malaya -- The Vietnam War. In search of a new enemy ; Pacification, Marine Corps style ; Progress and setback ; The Army's other war ; Lessons from a lost war -- Reflections on a war without end
Control code
291908008
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9781596915039
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008054018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps, plans
System control number
(OCoLC)291908008

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