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The Resource Leadership in war : essential lessons from those who made history, Andrew Roberts

Leadership in war : essential lessons from those who made history, Andrew Roberts

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Leadership in war : essential lessons from those who made history
Title
Leadership in war
Title remainder
essential lessons from those who made history
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Roberts
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A comparison of nine leaders who led their nations through the greatest wars the world has ever seen and whose unique strengths--and weaknesses--shaped the course of human history, from the bestselling, award-winning author of Churchill and Napoleon Taking us from the French Revolution to the Cold War, Andrew Roberts presents us with a bracingly honest and deeply insightful look at nine major figures in modern history: Napoleon Bonaparte, Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Charles de Gaulle, Horatio Nelson, Margaret Thatcher, and George Marshall. Each one of these leaders fundamentally shaped the outcome of the war their nation was embroiled in. In what ways were they alike, and in what ways did they differ? Is war leadership unique, or did these leaders have something in common, traits and techniques that transcend time and place and can be applied to the fundamental nature of conflict? Meticulously researched and compellingly written, Leadership in War presents readers with fresh, complex portraits of leaders who approached war with different tactics and different weapons, but with the common goal of success in the face of battle. Both inspiring and cautionary, these portraits offer important lessons on leadership in times of struggle, unease, and discord. With his trademark verve and incisive observation, Roberts reveals the qualities that doom even the most promising leaders to failure, and the qualities that lead a person to victory"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roberts, Andrew
Dewey number
303.3/40922
Index
no index present
LC call number
UB210
LC item number
.R576 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leadership
  • Command of troops
  • Military history
  • Military biography
Label
Leadership in war : essential lessons from those who made history, Andrew Roberts
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The leadership conundrum -- Napoleon Bonaparte -- Horatio Nelson -- Winston Churchill -- Adolf Hitler -- Joseph Stalin -- George C. Marshall -- Charles de Gaulle -- Dwight D. Eisenhower -- Margaret Thatcher -- Conclusion: The leadership paradigm
Control code
sky297033187
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
239 p.
Isbn
9780525522386
Lccn
2019025070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
tg 11/19
Label
Leadership in war : essential lessons from those who made history, Andrew Roberts
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The leadership conundrum -- Napoleon Bonaparte -- Horatio Nelson -- Winston Churchill -- Adolf Hitler -- Joseph Stalin -- George C. Marshall -- Charles de Gaulle -- Dwight D. Eisenhower -- Margaret Thatcher -- Conclusion: The leadership paradigm
Control code
sky297033187
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
239 p.
Isbn
9780525522386
Lccn
2019025070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
tg 11/19

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