War Wisdom: A Cross-Cultural Sampling (Hardcover)
War Wisdom looks at the way societies and cultures throughout history have viewed warfare and contrary to many assumptions about warfare, the author finds a dozen key themes which are duplicated across time, space, countries and peoples. Students of military history will find these themes both surprising and illuminating.
Christian Potholm is a DeAlva Stanwood Alexander Professor of Government at Bowdoin College. He has taught courses on war and international relations for over 40 years. His previous works on warfare include: Winning at War: 7 Keys to Military Victory Throughout History, Strategy and Conflict and Liberation and Exploitation.