Insurgents, Raiders, and Bandits: How Masters of Irregular Warfare Have Shaped Our World

Insurgents, Raiders, and Bandits: How Masters of Irregular Warfare Have Shaped Our World

by John Arquilla defense analyst and author of Insurgents, Raiders, and Bandits

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Overview

Insurgent, Raiders and Bandits explores the history of irregular warfare over the past 250 years through the lives and campaigns ofFrom w the greatest masters of this mode of conflict. The book not only tells their stories, but shapes an alternate history of the world as seen through the eyes of those who made up for their small numbers with clever, unorthodox methods that often brought them victory. Their lesson for military affairs in our time must not be ignored.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781566639088
Publisher: Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date: 07/16/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

John Arquilla professor of defense analysis at the Naval Postgraduate School and the author of Worst Enemy: The Reluctant Transformation of the American Military, was recently named one of the world's Top 100 Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine. He resides in Monterey, California.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Maps
Chapter 1: War "Out of the Dark"
Chapter 2: Frontiersman: Robert Rogers
Chapter 3: Fighting Quaker: Nathanael Greene
Chapter 4: Guerrillero: Francisco Espoz y Mina
Chapter 5:Hussar Poet: Denis Davydov
Chapter 6: Desert Mystic: Abd el-Kader
Chapter 7: Nation Builder: Guiseppe Garibaldi
Chapter 8: Rebel Raider: Nathan Bedford Forrest
Chapter 9: Gray Fox: George Crook
Chapter 10:Veldt Rider: Christiaan de Wet
Chapter 11:Bush Fighter: Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck
Chapter 12: Emir Dynamite: T. E. Lawrence
Chapter 13: Long Ranger: Orde Wingate
Chapter 14: Undersea Wolf: Charles Lockwood
Chapter 15: Partisan: Josip Broz, "Tito"
Chapter 16: Counterinsurgent: Frank Kitson
Chapter 17: People's Warrior: Vo Nguyen Giap
Chapter 18: Bandit Queen: Phoolan Devi
Chapter 19: Chechen Lion: Aslan Maskhadov
Chapter 20: "Master Lessons" . . . and a Look Ahead
Notes
Index

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