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Modern Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies: Guerrillas and their Opponents since 1750

Modern Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies: Guerrillas and their Opponents since 1750 (Hardback)

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Modern Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies explores how unconventional warfare tactics have opposed past and present governments all over the world, from eighteenth-century guerrilla warfare to the urban terrorism of today. Insurgency remains one of the most prevalent forms of conflict and presents a crucial challenge to the international community, governments and the military. In addition to examining the tactics of guerrilla leaders such as Lawrence, Mao, Guevara and Marighela, Modern Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies also analyses the counter-insurgency theories of Gallieni, Callwell, Thompson and Kitson. It explores such conflicts as: * the American War of Independence * Napoleon's campaign in Spain * the wars of decolonisation * the superpowers in Vietnam and Afghanistan * conflicts in Northern Ireland, Sierra Leone and Colombia.

History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsHistory & PoliticsMilitary StudiesLand forces & warfareIrregular or guerrilla forces & warfare Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 26/07/2001 ISBN-13: 9780415239332  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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