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Author Porch, Douglas.

Title Counterinsurgency : exposing the myths of the new way of war / Douglas Porch.

Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  355.0218 PORC    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 434 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A "happy combination of clemency with firmness" : the small wars prologue -- The road from Sedan -- The paroxysms of imperial might in the shadow of the Great War -- From Tipperary to Tel Aviv : British counterinsurgency in the World War II era -- From small wars to la guerre subversive : the radicalization and collapse of French counterinsurgency -- Vietnam, counterinsurgency, and the American way of war -- "A conspiracy of heroes" : revolution and counterinsurgency in Latin America -- Building the "most successful counterinsurgency school" : COIN as the British way of war -- Britain's Thirty Years' War in Northern Ireland -- Vietnam with a happy ending : Iraq and "the surge" -- Conclusion.
Subject Counterinsurgency.
Counterinsurgency -- History.
Counterinsurgency -- Case studies.
Low-intensity conflicts (Military science)
Low-intensity conflicts (Military science) -- History.
Low-intensity conflicts (Military science) -- Case studies.
Case studies.
ISBN 9781107027381 (hbk.)
1107027381 (hbk.)
9781107699847 (paperback)
1107699843 (paperback)