The Development of the Art of War: A Survey - ZHSS8221

Faculty: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences @ UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Course Outline: ZHSS8221 Course Outline

Campus: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 0

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

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This course provides an introductory survey of the major themes and developments in the field of Military History from the Classical world onwards. Themes addressed include the influence of technology, development of armies, the existence or otherwise of a 'Western way of war', logistics, the relationships between strategy and tactics, and the experience of battle.


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