Modern Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies : Guerrillas and Their Opponents Since 1750 Paperback
Part of the Warfare and History series
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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages, black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 26/07/2001
- Category: History: specific events & topics
- ISBN: 9780415239349