Author's Reply to the Round Table Review of The Evolution of Strategy: Thinking War from Antiquity to the Present

  title={Author's Reply to the Round Table Review of The Evolution of Strategy: Thinking War from Antiquity to the Present},
  author={Beatrice Heuser},
  journal={Journal of Strategic Studies},
  pages={785 - 798}
  • Beatrice Heuser
  • Published 30 November 2010
  • History, Political Science
  • Journal of Strategic Studies
Latin had no word for "strategy", but the East Romans, whom we call the Byzantines, did. This book tracks the evolution of the concept of warfare being subjected to higher political aims from Antiquity to the Present, using Greek, Latin, French, Spanish, Italian, English and German sources. It tracks the rise, fall, and resurrection of the belief in the Roman and later the medieval and early modern world that warfare was only legitimate if it pursued the higher goal of a just peace, which in… 

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