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Luttwak, Edward

Works: 184 works in 773 publications in 10 languages and 18,872 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Handbooks and manuals  Military history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: UA23, 355.033573
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Most widely held works about Edward Luttwak
Most widely held works by Edward Luttwak
The grand strategy of the Roman Empire from the first century A.D. to the third by Edward Luttwak( Book )

86 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the height of its power, the Roman Empire encompassed the entire Mediterranean basin, extending much beyond it from Britain to Mesopotamia, from the Rhine to the Black Sea. Rome prospered for centuries while successfully resisting attack, fending off everything from overnight robbery raids to full-scale invasion attempts by entire nations on the move. How were troops able to defend the Empire's vast territories from constant attacks? And how did they do so at such moderate cost that their treasury could pay for an immensity of highways, aqueducts, amphitheaters, city baths, and magnificent temples? In The Grand Strategy of the Roman Empire, seasoned defense analyst Edward N. Luttwak reveals how the Romans were able to combine military strength, diplomacy, and fortifications to effectively respond to changing threats. Rome's secret was not ceaseless fighting, but comprehensive strategies that unified force, diplomacy, and an immense infrastructure of roads, forts, walls, and barriers. Initially relying on client states to buffer attacks, Rome moved to a permanent frontier defense around 117 CE. Finally, as barbarians began to penetrate the empire, Rome filed large armies in a strategy of "defense-in-depth," allowing invaders to pierce Rome's borders. This updated edition has been extensively revised to incorporate recent scholarship and archeological findings. A new preface explores Roman imperial statecraft. This illuminating book remains essential to both ancient historians and students of modern strategy"--
The Pentagon and the art of war : the question of military reform by Edward Luttwak( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of modern war by Edward Luttwak( Book )

36 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aircraft Carriers; Laser; Radar; Frigates; Hen House; Hercules; Ladar; Lafayette; Matra; Nuclear Freeze; Pursuit; Prowler; RG-7; SAW; Skipjack; Atomenergi; Atomkrig; Time-on-Target; Walleye; Specifikationer; Våbenteknologi; Våbenudvikling; Kemiske Våben; Atomvåben; Missiler; Raketter; Torpedo; Siren; Sea Cat; SALT; Saladin; Riga; NATO; Code Names; Rockeye; Phantom; U-både; Otomat; Våbeneffekt; Mout; Miner; Landminer; Countermeasures; M60 Main Battle Tank; Kevlar; KEW; Hind; Ground-Controlled Intercept; Ground Zero; Electro-Optical Sensor
Coup d'état, a practical handbook by Edward Luttwak( Book )

69 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A book that aids understanding how governments and states really work. That aim is pursued by presenting in full detail how a coup d'état would be planned and executed, from the first approach to fellow-conspirators, to the post-coup announcements promising a new era of progress and stability. Coup d' État has continued to find readers around the world--it has appeared in sixteen foreign languages--but with the passage of time, this fully revised new edition became necessary. Even readers who do not plan to use it as a practical handbook will find it interesting, as well as instructive."--Provided by publisher
The endangered American dream : how to stop the United States from becoming a Third World country and how to win the geo-economic struggle for industrial supremacy by Edward Luttwak( Book )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Military strength (now useful only in less-developed regions) is matched by economic power. In the trenchant style that made his Pentagon and the Art of War a best-seller, Luttwak exposes how ill-prepared we are for the new struggle that will determine the future of America: schools that fail to teach either culture or skills; the disastrous lack of savings and investment; the widening gap between elite and mass incomes; the increasing paralysis of unrestrained legalism
The grand strategy of the Soviet Union by Edward Luttwak( Book )

19 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and Italian and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luttwak, Senior Fellow ved Center for Strategic and International Studies, udvikler her helt nye synspunkter vedr. Sovjet. Han mener at Sovjet i dag ikke længere er Lenins Sovjet, men et militærsamfund, hvor soldater og ordensmagt har afløst ideologer, planlæggere og partibureaukrater
Turbo-capitalism : winners and losers in the global economy by Edward Luttwak( Book )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this critical analysis of today's free-market capitalism, Edward Luttwak shows how it is vastly different from the controlled capitalism that flourished so successfully from 1945 to the 1980s. Turbo-capitalism is private enterprise liberated from government regulation, unchecked by effective trade unions, unfettered by concerns for employees or investment restrictions, and unhindered by taxation." "The winners - the architects and acrobats of techno-organizational change - become much richer; the losers, the majority, become relatively or absolutely poorer and are forced by downsizing to take the traditional jobs of the underclass, more and more of whom end up in prison." "Led by the United States, closely followed by Britain, turbo-capitalism is spreading fast throughout Europe, Asia, and the rest of the world (only in France and Japan is there any resistance) without the two great forces that check its enormous power in the United States: a powerful legal system and the stringent rules of American calvinism. Acknowledging the great efficiency of turbo-capitalism, Luttwak provides no solutions but describes in powerful detail the major societal upheavals and inequities it causes and the broad dissatisfaction and anxiety that may result."--Jacket
The grand strategy of the Byzantine Empire by Edward Luttwak( Book )

27 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, the distinguished writer Edward Luttwak presents the grand strategy of the eastern Roman empire we know as Byzantine, which lasted more than twice as long as the more familiar western Roman empire, eight hundred years by the shortest definition. This extraordinary endurance is all the more remarkable because the Byzantine empire was favored neither by geography nor by military preponderance. This book is a broad, interpretive account of Byzantine strategy, intelligence, and diplomacy over the course of eight centuries that will appeal to scholars, classicists, military history buffs, and professional soldiers
On the meaning of victory : essays on strategy by Edward Luttwak( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and Italian and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The political uses of sea power by Edward Luttwak( Book )

14 editions published between 1974 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strategy and politics by Edward Luttwak( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rise of China vs. the Logic of Strategy by Edward Luttwak( Book )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the rest of the world worries about what a future might look like under Chinese supremacy, Edward Luttwak worries about China's own future prospects. Applying the logic of strategy for which he is well known, Luttwak argues that the most populous nation on Earth--and its second largest economy--may be headed for a fall. For any country whose rising strength cannot go unnoticed, the universal logic of strategy allows only military or economic growth. But China is pursuing both goals simultaneously. Its military buildup and assertive foreign policy have already stirred up resistance among its neighbors, just three of whom--India, Japan, and Vietnam--together outnumber China in population and wealth. Unless China's leaders check their own ambitions, a host of countries, which are already forming tacit military coalitions, will start to impose economic restrictions as well. Chinese leaders will find it difficult to choose between pursuing economic prosperity and increasing China's military strength. Such a change would be hard to explain to public opinion. Moreover, Chinese leaders would have to end their reliance on ancient strategic texts such as Sun Tzu's Art of War. While these guides might have helped in diplomatic and military conflicts within China itself, their tactics--such as deliberately provoking crises to force negotiations--turned China's neighbors into foes. To avoid arousing the world's enmity further, Luttwak advises, Chinese leaders would be wise to pursue a more sustainable course of economic growth combined with increasing military and diplomatic restraint
The strategic balance, 1972 by Edward Luttwak( Book )

10 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogen beskriver den strategiske balance indenfor international sikkerhed i 1972
Global security : a review of strategic and economic issues( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S.-U.S.S.R. nuclear weapons balance by Edward Luttwak( Book )

12 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sea power in the Mediterranean : political utility and military constraints by Edward Luttwak( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strategy and history by Edward Luttwak( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rating Reagan's foreign and defense policy by Paul Tsongas( Recording )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senator Paul Tsongas and political theorist Edward Luttwak give their views on President Reagan's handling of foreign and defense policy during his first year in office
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The grand strategy of the Roman Empire from the first century A.D. to the third
Alternative Names
Edward Luttwak American military strategist

Edward Luttwak economista e saggista rumeno

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English (324)

Italian (35)

French (32)

Spanish (7)

Chinese (6)

Japanese (5)

German (4)

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A dictionary of modern warCoup d'état, a practical handbookThe endangered American dream : how to stop the United States from becoming a Third World country and how to win the geo-economic struggle for industrial supremacyTurbo-capitalism : winners and losers in the global economyThe grand strategy of the Byzantine EmpireStrategy and politicsStrategy and history