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SAASS Student Support AY21


Air University Library Course Support


9 July 2020 - 24 July 2020

"The foundation of the study of strategy is the study of history, and in particular, the sub-discipline of military history."

Some materials listed below require access to subscription databases.  If you cannot gain access, contact your local library for availability.  AU students and faculty can contact the center's Web Maintainer for a password.

Internet Resources

Listed below is on-line information about books and their authors used in this course.  Some links may only be available on-base at Air University.

  • Day 1
    Thucydides     Biography
    The Landmark Thucydides     Review 1     Review 2

  • Day 2
    Thucydides     Biography
    The Landmark Thucydides     Review 1     Review 2

  • Day 3
    Daniel Kahneman     Biography 1     Biography 2
    Thinking, Fast and Slow     Review

  • Day 4
    John Lewis Gaddis       Biography
    On Grand Strategy     

  • Day 5
    Robert Jervis     Biography
    Perception and Misperception in International Politics     Review 1     Review 2 

  • Day 6
    Ron Smith    Biography    (Click on "About the Authors")
    Military Economics:  The Interaction of Power and Money     Review

  • Day 7
    Graham Allison     Biography
    Phiip Zelikow     Biography
    Essence of Decision:  Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis     Review 1     Review 2

  • Day 8
    James G. Murphy    
    War's Ends:  Human Rights, International Order, and the Ethics of Peace     Review

  • Day 9 
    Rana Mitter     Biography
    Forgotten Ally:  China's World War II 1937-1945   

  • Day 10
    Christopher S. Chivvis     
    Toppling Qaddafi:  Libya and the Limits of Liberal Intervention     Review    (scroll down to pg. 577)

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