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Title The writing of official military history / edited by Robin Higham.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  355.0072 WRIT    AVAILABLE
Physical description pages cm.
Series Contributions in military studies, 0883-6884 ; no. 171.
Contributions in military studies. 0883-6884 ; no. 171.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Robin Higham -- 1. Objectives and Methodology of Military Historiography -- 2. The Institute of Military History of the German Democratic Republic: Objectives and Results / Paul Heider -- 3. Of Aphorisms, Lessons, and Paradigms: Comparing the British and German Official Histories of the Russo-Japanese War / Gary P. Cox -- 4. John Fortescue, James Edmonds, and the History of the Great War: A Case of "Ritual Murder"? / John Hussey -- 5. The Making of Air History -- 6. Italian Service Histories and Fascist Italy's War Effort / James J. Sadkovich -- 7. Association with Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Memoir / Dudley W. Knox -- 8. When Clio Marries Mars: The Combat Historian / F.D.G. Williams and Robert K. Wright -- 9. The Campaign in Norway and Official Histories: A Demicentenary Review / Robin Higham -- App. Medical Histories.
Summary Provides the reasons and ways in which official military history has been written.
Other author Higham, Robin, 1925-2015.
Subject Military history, Modern -- 20th century -- Historiography.
ISBN 0313308632 (alk. paper)