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The Resource The Counter-Insurgency Myth : the British Experience of Irregular Warfare

The Counter-Insurgency Myth : the British Experience of Irregular Warfare

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The Counter-Insurgency Myth : the British Experience of Irregular Warfare
Title
The Counter-Insurgency Myth
Title remainder
the British Experience of Irregular Warfare
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines the complex practice of counter-insurgency warfare through the prism of British military experiences in the post-war era and endeavours to unpack their performance. During the twentieth century counter-insurgency assumed the status of one of the British military's fortes. A wealth of asymmetric warfare experience was accumulated after the Second World War as the small wars of decolonisation offered the army of a fading imperial power many opportunities to deploy against an irregular enemy. However, this quantity of experience does not translate into quality. This book argues
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mumford, Andrew
Dewey number
355.02/180941
Index
no index present
LC call number
U241.M86 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Counterinsurgency
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Malaya
  • Kenya
  • Yemen (Republic)
  • Northern Ireland
  • HISTORY
  • British colonies
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Military readiness
  • Great Britain
  • Iraq
  • Kenya
  • Malaya
  • Northern Ireland
  • Yemen (Republic)
Label
The Counter-Insurgency Myth : the British Experience of Irregular Warfare
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Counter- Insurgency Myth: The British experience of irregular warfare; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Evaluating the British approach to counter-insurgency since 1948; 2 The blueprint Malaya, 1948-60; 3 The transfer Kenya, 1952-60; 4 The turning point Aden and South Arabia, 1962-67; 5 The nadir Northern Ireland, 1969-79; 6 The culmination? Iraq, 2003-09; 7 Puncturing the counterinsurgency insurgency myth Britain and irregular warfare in the past, present and future; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
768081397
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (217 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136649394
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768081397
Label
The Counter-Insurgency Myth : the British Experience of Irregular Warfare
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Counter- Insurgency Myth: The British experience of irregular warfare; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Evaluating the British approach to counter-insurgency since 1948; 2 The blueprint Malaya, 1948-60; 3 The transfer Kenya, 1952-60; 4 The turning point Aden and South Arabia, 1962-67; 5 The nadir Northern Ireland, 1969-79; 6 The culmination? Iraq, 2003-09; 7 Puncturing the counterinsurgency insurgency myth Britain and irregular warfare in the past, present and future; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
768081397
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (217 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136649394
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768081397

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