This book is a MUST READ for students pursuing a master’s/bachelor’s degree in military science or defence and strategic studies and for competitive examinations of various Public Service Commissions and UGC etc. The entire syllabus has been meticulously condensed in this book and its companion volume. Read it and we guarantee; you will not have to touch any other book. Condensing the entire syllabus in just two books is a marvel by the authors of 35 books.
Exhaustive discussions on the following subjects and much more:
Part 1 ‘The Evolution of Strategic Thought’: Theories of all the strategic thinkers including Kautilya, Sun Tzu, Machiavelli, Gustavus Adolphus, Frederick the Great. Clausewitz, Jomini, Marx, Engels, Mackinder, Hausehofer, Fuller, Liddell Hart, Mahan, Douhet, Mao, Che Guevara, Giap, Dulles, and Sokolovsky, etc.
Part 2 ‘The Art of War and Warfare in the West’: The art of war and warfare, important battles, and military organization/systems in the west in various periods including the Greeks, Romans, Mongols, Medieval and Modern Europe; World Wars I and II; Korean War; Vietnam War; and the two Gulf Wars.
Part 3 ‘The Art of War and Warfare in India’: The art of war and warfare, important battles, and military organization/systems in India in various periods including the Mauryas, Guptas, Harshvardhan, Chalukyas, Pallavas, and Cholas; Arab and Turk invasions; Sultanate and Mughal periods; Anglo-Mysore, Anglo-Maratha and Anglo-
Sikh wars; British Indian army; and wars (1947, 1962, 1965, 1971, and 1999) of independent India.
The book gives you: point-wise knowledge at your fingertips; easy to understand and remember; most lucidly explained; simple language; all clarity and no confusion. Concise yet exhaustive; rigorous yet lucid; simple yet accurate; this is the ultimate book on defence & strategic studies.