Bleached Bones and Wicked Serpents: Ancient Warfare In the by Morgan Deane

By Morgan Deane

Morgan Deane, an army historian and previous Marine sustains the authenticity of the booklet of Mormon as an old record and indicates how textual content includes a powerful and specified voice on army issues that are meant to be taken heavily by way of glossy readers or even coverage makers and generals. via a Hugh Nibley like command of historic societies from Mesoamerica, China, and Rome, in addition to a take hold of of army thought from Clausewitz to Sun-Tzu he expands upon the Jaredite civil conflict, the face of conflict, logistics, ethno-religious clash, the political dimensions of clash and insurgency, and technique. He in particular valorizes Captain Moroni opposed to an increase in assaults opposed to his personality, provides a Nephite and Latter Day Saint simply struggle conception, and exhibits how The ebook of Mormon defends the use pre-emptive conflict. In an international full of strife and clash, Bleached Bones and depraved Serpents can assist the reader comprehend the context and society during which the Nephites lived...and died, and supply severe instruments to judge glossy army concerns starting from how one can comprehend the probability posed by way of terrorists to assessing the knowledge of army action.

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