The Unz Review: An Alternative Media Selection
A Collection of Interesting, Important, and Controversial Perspectives Largely Excluded from the American Mainstream Media
Orbis Archives
Orbis • 38 Years, 147 Issues, 3,063 Articles, 35,810pp
Review Essays
War: Taking It from the Top
A History of Warfare, by John Keegan
Orbis, Summer 1994, pp. 515-524
Show MoreShow AllFinding...Find More
Email This Page to Someone

 Remember My Information



=>
  1. [+]
    Issues of the 1960s = 7 Years, 27 Issues, 712 Articles
    1. [+]
      Issues of 1963 = 4 Issues, 95 Articles
      1. [+]
        Issues of 1964 = 3 Issues, 70 Articles
        1. [+]
          Issues of 1965 = 4 Issues, 94 Articles
          1. [+]
            Issues of 1966 = 4 Issues, 103 Articles
            1. [+]
              Issues of 1967 = 4 Issues, 125 Articles
              1. [+]
                Issues of 1968 = 4 Issues, 111 Articles
                1. [+]
                  Issues of 1969 = 4 Issues, 114 Articles
                2. [+]
                  Issues of the 1970s = 10 Years, 40 Issues, 972 Articles
                  1. [+]
                    Issues of 1970 = 4 Issues, 95 Articles
                    1. [+]
                      Issues of 1971 = 4 Issues, 103 Articles
                      1. [+]
                        Issues of 1972 = 4 Issues, 94 Articles
                        1. [+]
                          Issues of 1973 = 4 Issues, 101 Articles
                          1. [+]
                            Issues of 1974 = 4 Issues, 107 Articles
                            1. [+]
                              Issues of 1975 = 4 Issues, 117 Articles
                              1. [+]
                                Issues of 1976 = 4 Issues, 95 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  Issues of 1977 = 4 Issues, 76 Articles
                                  1. [+]
                                    Issues of 1978 = 4 Issues, 94 Articles
                                    1. [+]
                                      Issues of 1979 = 4 Issues, 90 Articles
                                    2. [+]
                                      Issues of the 1980s = 10 Years, 36 Issues, 660 Articles
                                      1. [+]
                                        Issues of 1980 = 4 Issues, 69 Articles
                                        1. [+]
                                          Issues of 1981 = 4 Issues, 89 Articles
                                          1. [+]
                                            Issues of 1982 = 4 Issues, 98 Articles
                                            1. [+]
                                              Issues of 1983 = 4 Issues, 74 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                Issues of 1984 = 4 Issues, 70 Articles
                                                1. [+]
                                                  Issues of 1985 = 4 Issues, 56 Articles
                                                  1. [+]
                                                    Issues of 1986 = 1 Issue, 13 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      Issues of 1987 = 3 Issues, 47 Articles
                                                      1. [+]
                                                        Issues of 1988 = 4 Issues, 65 Articles
                                                        1. [+]
                                                          Issues of 1989 = 4 Issues, 79 Articles
                                                        2. [+]
                                                          Issues of the 1990s = 9 Years, 36 Issues, 619 Articles
                                                          1. [+]
                                                            Issues of 1990 = 4 Issues, 74 Articles
                                                            1. [+]
                                                              Issues of 1991 = 4 Issues, 78 Articles
                                                              1. [+]
                                                                Issues of 1992 = 4 Issues, 82 Articles
                                                                1. [+]
                                                                  Issues of 1993 = 4 Issues, 78 Articles
                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                    Issues of 1994 = 4 Issues, 70 Articles
                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                      Spring 1994 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                      1. China Pursues Traditional Great-Power Status by Larry M. Wortzel, pp. 157-176
                                                                      2. The PRC Girds for Limited, High-Tech War by Shulong Chu, pp. 177-192
                                                                      3. Clinton and China by Robert A. Manning, pp. 193-206
                                                                      4. Shadows of Germany's Authoritarian Past by David M. Keithly, pp. 207-224
                                                                      5. Normalization of German Foreign Policy by Philip H. Gordon, pp. 225-244
                                                                      6. Fighting Proliferatino with Intelligence by Henry Sokolski, pp. 245-260
                                                                      7. Customize Defense Industry Restructuring by Richard A. Bitzinger, pp. 261-276
                                                                      8. Moscow's New Arms Bazaar by Charles C. Petersen, pp. 277-292
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        Geo-economics: The New Mercantilism by Bruce Bartlett, pp. 293-300 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Endangered American Dream by Edward Luttwak
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        Leighton Stuart and China-U.S. Relations by Arthur Waldron, pp. 301-304 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. An American Missionary in China by Shaw Yu-Ming
                                                                      11. Correspondence, pp. 305-320
                                                                      12. Book Review List, pp. 321-322
                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                        World Politics, pp. 323-325 - 5 Reviews
                                                                        1. An Atlas of International Migration by Aaron Segal
                                                                        2. The Dictionary of 20th-Century World Politics by Jay M. Shafritz, Phil Williams, and Ronald S. Calinger, ...
                                                                        3. Innovative Leaders in International Politics by Gabriel Sheffer
                                                                        4. Russia and America by George Ginsburgs, Alvin Z. Rubinstein, and Oles M. Smolansky, ...
                                                                        5. United States Relations With Russia and the Soviet Union by David Shavit
                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                        War Studies by Bruce D. Berkowitz, pp. 326-328 - 6 Reviews
                                                                        1. America's Military Revolution by William E. Odom
                                                                        2. Ethics and Airpower in World War II by Stephen A. Garrett
                                                                        3. Bombs, Cities, and Civilians by Conrad C. Crane
                                                                        4. The Pentagon Wars by James G. Burton
                                                                        5. Real Security by Kevin J. Cassidy and Gregory A. Bischak
                                                                        6. The United States and the End of the Cold War by John Lewis Gaddis
                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                        International Economics by Patrick Clawson, pp. 329-331 - 5 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Highest Stakes by Wayne Sandholtz, Michael Borrus, and John Zysman, ...
                                                                        2. Protectionism and World Welfare by Dominick Salvatore
                                                                        3. Regional Integration and the Global Trading System by Kym Anderson and Richard Blackhurst
                                                                        4. Sizing Up U.S. Export Disincentives by J. David Richardson
                                                                        5. The United States and the Politicization of the World Bank by Bartram S. Brown
                                                                      16. [+]
                                                                        The United States, pp. 332-334 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. American Politics in the Early Republic by James Roger Sharp
                                                                        2. The Presidency in an Age of Limits by Michael A. Genovese
                                                                        3. President Kennedy: Profile of Power by Richard Reeves
                                                                        4. Technology Policy and America's Future by Steven M. Irwin
                                                                      17. [+]
                                                                        East-Central Europe by Vladimir Tismaneanu, pp. 335-336 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. Democracy and Democratization by Georg Sorensen
                                                                        2. Free to Hate by Paul Hockenos
                                                                        3. Transition to Democracy in Poland by Richard F. Staar
                                                                        4. The Walls Came Tumbling Down by Gale Stokes
                                                                      18. [+]
                                                                        The Former USSR, pp. 337-342 - 9 Reviews
                                                                        1. Beria: Stalin's First Lieutenant by Amy Knight
                                                                        2. The Fate of Marxism in Russia by Alexander Yakovlev
                                                                        3. The Holocaust in the Soviet Union by Lucjan Dobroszycki and Jeffrey S. Gurock
                                                                        4. Lenin's Tomb by David Remnick
                                                                        5. Local Power and Market Reform in the Former Soviet Union by Philip Hanson
                                                                        6. Molotov Remembers by Albert Resis, Felix Chuev, and V.M. Molotov
                                                                        7. The North Caucasus Barrier by Marie Bennigsen Broxup
                                                                        8. The Rise of Russia and the Fall of the Soviet Empire by John B. Dunlop
                                                                        9. Security Watershed by Alexei G. Arbatov
                                                                      19. [+]
                                                                        Asia by Ross H. Munro, pp. 343-345 - 5 Reviews
                                                                        1. China's Far West by A. Doak Barnett
                                                                        2. Korea Briefing, 1993 by Donald N. Clark
                                                                        3. Let the Sea Make a Noise... by Walter A. McDougall
                                                                        4. One Culture, Many Systems by Donald H. McMillen and Michael E. Degolyer
                                                                        5. The Rise of China by William H. Overholt
                                                                      20. [+]
                                                                        Latin America by Michael Radu, pp. 346-354 - 5 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Conquest of America by Hans Koning
                                                                        2. Death Foretold by Martha Doggett
                                                                        3. In the Shadow of the Mexican Revolution by Hector Aguilar Camin and Lorenzo Meyer
                                                                        4. Trade and Migration by Philip L. Martin
                                                                        5. When the Third World Matters by Michael C. Desch
                                                                    2. [+]
                                                                      Summer 1994 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                      1. Editor's Column, pp. 351-354
                                                                      2. Eavesdropping on the Chinese Military by Ross H. Munro, pp. 355-372
                                                                      3. Clinton's Clumsy Encounter with the World by George Szamuely, pp. 373-394
                                                                      4. The Fundamentals of American Security by Angelo M. Codevilla, pp. 395-408
                                                                      5. Time for Regional Approaches? by Gerald M. Steinberg, pp. 409-424
                                                                      6. Brazil's Secret Nuclear Program by Jean Krasno, pp. 425-438
                                                                      7. An Indian Critique of U.S. Export Controls by Brahma Chellaney, pp. 439-456
                                                                      8. The Russian Military's Strategy for "Sixth Generation" Warfare by Mary C. FitzGerald, pp. 457-476
                                                                      9. Rethink the Nuclear Threat, pp. 477-479
                                                                      10. Swallowing Serbian Aggresion, pp. 480-482
                                                                      11. Introduction by Adam Garfinkle, p. 483
                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                        Money Talks, Ideas Walk by Patrick Clawson, pp. 484-486 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Ideas, Interests, and American Trade Policy by Judith Goldstein
                                                                        2. Who Adjusts? by Beth A. Simmons
                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                        Rising Sun in a Stormy Sky by David Gross, pp. 487-498 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. Postwar Japan As History by Andrew Gordon
                                                                        2. Japan: Beyond the End of History by David Williams
                                                                        3. What Is Japan? by Taichi Sakaiya
                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                        Shocked Russians, Chagrined Economists by James L. Hecht, pp. 499-504 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. Russia 2010 by Daniel Yergin and Thane Gustafson
                                                                        2. Adam Smith Goes to Moscow by Walter Adams and James W. Brock
                                                                        3. Changing the Economic System in Russia by Anders Aslund and Richard Layard
                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                        The Legacy of Perestroika by Vladimir Tismaneanu, pp. 505-508 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Fate of Marxism in Russia by Alexander Yakovlev
                                                                        2. The Morphology of Russian Mentality by Vladimir A. Zviglyanich
                                                                      16. [+]
                                                                        Post-Soviet Withdrawal Symptoms by Michael Radu, pp. 509-514 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. Russia and the New States of Eurasia by Karen Dawisha and Bruce Parrott
                                                                        2. Conflicts in and Around Russia by Victor A. Kremenyuk
                                                                        3. Russian Security After the Cold War by Teresa Pelton Johnson and Steven E. Miller
                                                                      17. [+]
                                                                        War: Taking It from the Top by Bruce D. Berkowitz, pp. 515-524 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. A History of Warfare by John Keegan
                                                                    3. [+]
                                                                      Fall 1994 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                      1. Editor's Column, pp. 519-522
                                                                      2. Winning the Peace by Harvey Sicherman, pp. 523-544
                                                                      3. An Introduction by Graham E. Fuller, pp. 545-548
                                                                      4. The Myth of "Tsentral'naia Aziia" by Martha Brill Olcott, pp. 549-566
                                                                      5. The Geopolitical Pull on Russia by Alvin Z. Rubinstein, pp. 567-584
                                                                      6. China's Waxing Spheres of Influence by Ross H. Munro, pp. 585-606
                                                                      7. Russian Vital Interests and Western Security by James H. Brusstar, pp. 607-620
                                                                      8. Rethinking the New World Order by Wallace J. Thies, pp. 621-634
                                                                      9. Rules of Engagement for U.N. Peacekeeping Forces in Bosnia by Bruce D. Berkowitz, pp. 635-646
                                                                      10. Germany's Radical Right, pp. 647-656
                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                        Oh Henry! Kissinger and His Critics by Walter A. McDougall, pp. 657-672 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Diplomacy by Henry Kissinger
                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                        The Attack on Science and Reason by Paul Hollander, pp. 673-678 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. On Looking Into the Abyss by Gertrude Himmelfarb
                                                                        2. Higher Superstition by Paul R. Gross and Norman Levitt
                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                        Beyond Apartheid: South Africa's Hazy Future by L.H. Gann, pp. 679-690 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. Apartheid's Genesis 1935-1962 by Philip Bonner, Peter Delius, and Deborah Posel
                                                                        2. Policing South Africa by Gavin Cawthra
                                                                        3. South Africa's Crisis of Constitutional Democracy by Robert A. Licht and Bertus de Villiers
                                                                      14. Index, pp. 691-700
                                                                    4. [+]
                                                                      Winter 1994 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                      1. Imperial Temptations by William D. Jackson, pp. 1-18
                                                                      2. The Nuclear Strategy Debate by Konstantin E. Sorokin, pp. 19-40
                                                                      3. Can Civilians Control the Military? by Robert Arnett, pp. 41-58
                                                                      4. Serbia Chooses Aggression by Nicholas J. Miller, pp. 59-66
                                                                      5. Proliferation by Peter D. Zimmerman, pp. 67-82
                                                                      6. How Peace Came to El Salvador by Joseph G. Sullivan, pp. 83-98
                                                                      7. Policy Brief by John R. Powers and Joseph E. Muckerman, pp. 99-108
                                                                      8. Civil-Military Relations and a Democratic Peru by Alberto Arciniega Huby, pp. 109-118
                                                                      9. Africa Betrayed, pp. 119-122
                                                                      10. The CIA and the American Ethic, pp. 123-126
                                                                      11. Book Review List, pp. 127-128
                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                        World Politics, pp. 129-132 - 8 Reviews
                                                                        1. Cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region by Pertti Joenniemi
                                                                        2. The Fulbright Difference, 1948-1992 by Richard T. Arndt and David Lee Rubin
                                                                        3. Infibulation by Esther K. Hicks
                                                                        4. The New Cold War? by Mark Juergensmeyer
                                                                        5. Politics, Society, and Democracy by Richard Gunther
                                                                        6. Western Responses to Terrorism by Alex Peter Schmid and Ronald D. Crelinsten
                                                                        7. When Illness Strikes the Leader by Jerrold M. Post and Robert S. Robins
                                                                        8. Who's Who in European Politics
                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                        War Studies by Bruce D. Berkowitz, pp. 133-135 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. Encyclopedia of Arms Control and Disarmament by Richard Dean Burns
                                                                        2. International Military and Defense Encyclopedia by Trevor N. Dupuy
                                                                        3. Military Intervention in the 1990s by Richard Connaughton
                                                                        4. Weapons Don't Make War by Colin S. Gray
                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                        International Economics by Patrick Clawson, pp. 136-138 - 6 Reviews
                                                                        1. Buying Trouble? by James F. Miskel
                                                                        2. Difficult Liaison by Heraldo Munoz and Robin Rosenberg
                                                                        3. German Unification and the International Economy by Bernhard Heitger and Leonard Waverman
                                                                        4. The Macroeconomic Dimensions of Arms Reduction by F. Gerard Adams
                                                                        5. The Premise and the Promise by Sylvia Saborio
                                                                        6. Reconcilable Differences? by C. Fred Bergsten and Marcus Noland
                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                        The United States, pp. 139-141 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Best Defense by David Goldfischer
                                                                        2. Education for America's Role in World Affairs by John Fonte and Andre Ryerson
                                                                        3. The Man Who Stayed Behind by Sidney Rittenberg and Amanda Bennett
                                                                        4. Twin Pillars to Desert Storm by Howard Teicher and Gayle Radley Radley
                                                                      16. [+]
                                                                        East-Central Europe by Vladimir Tismaneanu, pp. 142-144 - 7 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Balkan Express by Slavenka Drakulic
                                                                        2. The Birth of Freedom by Andrew Nagorski
                                                                        3. Exit Into History by Eva Hoffman
                                                                        4. The Future of Liberal Revolution by Bruce Ackerman
                                                                        5. Hope Dies Last by Alexander Dubcek
                                                                        6. Lech Walesa by Jaroslaw Kurski
                                                                        7. Post-Communist Politics by Michael McFaul
                                                                      17. [+]
                                                                        The Middle East by Daniel Pipes, pp. 145-149 - 8 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Arab Minority in Israel, 1967-1991 by Jacob M. Landau
                                                                        2. The Arabists by Robert D. Kaplan
                                                                        3. Cruelty and Silence by Kanan Makiya
                                                                        4. The Gulf Crisis by Ghazi A. Algosaibi
                                                                        5. The Gulf Crisis and Its Global Aftermath by Gad Barzilai, Aharon Klieman, and Gil Shidlo
                                                                        6. Modernization in the Middle East by Cyril E. Black and L. Carl Brown
                                                                        7. Peace With Security by Ze'ev Schiff
                                                                        8. Saudi Arabia by Mordechai Abir
                                                                      18. [+]
                                                                        Asia by Ross H. Munro, pp. 150-153 - 6 Reviews
                                                                        1. After Tet: The Bloodiest Year in Vietnam by Ronald H. Spector
                                                                        2. Bangladesh: Reflections on the Water by James J. Novak
                                                                        3. If China Crosses the Taiwan Strait by Parris H. Chang and Martin L. Lasater
                                                                        4. Japan's Emerging Global Role by Daniel Unger and Paul Blackburn
                                                                        5. Japan's Foreign Policy in an era of Global Change by Takashi Inoguchi
                                                                        6. Pacific Dynamism and the International Economic System by C. Fred Bergsten and Marcus Noland
                                                                      19. [+]
                                                                        Latin America by Michael Radu, pp. 154-160 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. Education and Society in Latin America by Orlando Albornoz
                                                                        2. Latin America's Christian Democratic Parties by Edward A. Lynch
                                                                        3. Paper Tigers and Minotaurs by Moises Naim
                                                                        4. Peru by Rex A. Hudson
                                                                  2. [+]
                                                                    Issues of 1995 = 4 Issues, 63 Articles
                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                      Issues of 1996 = 4 Issues, 60 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        Issues of 1997 = 4 Issues, 61 Articles
                                                                        1. [+]
                                                                          Issues of 1999 = 4 Issues, 53 Articles
                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                          Issues of the 2000s = 2 Years, 8 Issues, 100 Articles
                                                                          1. [+]
                                                                            Issues of 2000 = 4 Issues, 49 Articles
                                                                            1. [+]
                                                                              Issues of 2001 = 4 Issues, 51 Articles