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Beer, Bacon and Bullets: Culture in Coalition Warfare from Gallipoli to Iraq

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Beer, Bacon and Bullets: Culture in Coalition Warfare from Gallipoli to Iraq by Gal Luft examines how culture can impact the relations between Western militaries and their non-Western allies.

Military forces of dissimilar cultures working together are committed to a similar end goal, but their cooperation could be marred by tension related to their different cultural backgrounds. Luft investigates five case studies of military cooperation, describing the squabbles between German advisors and their Ottoman counterparts in WWI, the difficult relations between American and Chinese generals during WWII, how American generals in Saudi Arabia bent over backwards to curry favour with their hosts, and how the Israelis' misunderstanding of their Lebanese allies shaped today's Middle East.

Provocative and original, Luft's book suggests that by understanding other military cultures, the performance of military coalitions can be improved.

There is very slight bumping to the covers of the book. Otherwise, it is in excellent condition throughout.

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Author(s):
Luft, Gal
Condition:
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Dimensions:
9" by 6"
Edition:
First, 2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1439260966
ISBN-13:
9781439260968
Number of pages:
303
Publisher:
BookSurge Publishing
Title:
Beer, Bacon and Bullets: Culture in Coalition Warfare from Gallipoli to Iraq

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Beer, Bacon and Bullets: Culture in Coalition Warfare from Gallipoli to Iraq by Gal Luft examines how culture can impact the relations between Western militaries and their non-Western allies.

Military forces of dissimilar cultures working together are committed to a similar end goal, but their cooperation could be marred by tension related to their different cultural backgrounds. Luft investigates five case studies of military cooperation, describing the squabbles between German advisors and their Ottoman counterparts in WWI, the difficult relations between American and Chinese generals during WWII, how American generals in Saudi Arabia bent over backwards to curry favour with their hosts, and how the Israelis' misunderstanding of their Lebanese allies shaped today's Middle East.

Provocative and original, Luft's book suggests that by understanding other military cultures, the performance of military coalitions can be improved.

There is very slight bumping to the covers of the book. Otherwise, it is in excellent condition throughout.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Luft, Gal
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
9" by 6"
Edition:
First, 2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1439260966
ISBN-13:
9781439260968
Number of pages:
303
Publisher:
BookSurge Publishing
Title:
Beer, Bacon and Bullets: Culture in Coalition Warfare from Gallipoli to Iraq

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