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A comprehensive and compelling read,
This review is from: Strategy: A History (Hardcover)
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This is a very long comprehensive book that covers every aspect of strategy and will appeal to many readers who are interested in not only the historical aspect but also the biblical and political aspect of this subject. It is a very detailed definition of the theme .
Lawrence Freedman’s book traces the strategic events that have shaped the world in which we now live.The strategic timeline in the book places historical events in context . His very detailed explanation of these events enable the reader to fully understand how strategic policies have helped to shape the outcome of many conflicts and the future of many countries.He highlights this in great detail giving the background and then the outcome .
The book also enables the reader to think about how they use personal strategies at work and in home life. He writes about the practicalities of dealing with mortgages and other financial situations that are encountered in everyday life .Lawrence Freedman writes about the need to be able to think through a situation and the possible consequences of action.
A compelling and thought provoking read that will appeal to many.