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SAASS Student Support AY23


Air University Library Course Support


7 July 2022 - 22 July 2022

"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 Library's Database Request Page for a password.

Internet Resources

Listed below is on-line information about books and their authors used in this course.


  • Day 1:  7 July 2022

       John Lewis Gaddis       Biography
        On Grand Strategy         Review
  • Day 2:  8 July 2022

        Thucydides     Biography
        The Landmark Thucydides     Review 1     Review 2     
  • Day 3:  11 July 2022

        Thucydides     Biography
        The Landmark Thucydides     Review 1     Review 2 
  • Day 4:  12 July 2022

        Michael Lewis   Biography
        The Undoing Project:  A Friendship that Changed Our Minds    Review
  • Day 5:  14 July 2022

        Robert Jervis     Biography
       Perception and Misperception in International Politics     Review 1     Review 2
  • Day 6:  15 July 2022

        Graham Allison     Biography
        Phiip Zelikow     Biography
        Essence of Decision:  Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis     Review 1     Review 2 
  • Day 7:  18 July 2022

        Nicholas Mulder     Biography
       The Economic Weapon:  The Rise of Sanctions as a Tool of Modern War      Review
  • Day 8:  19 July 2022

       Yuen Foong Khong     Biography
        Analogies at War:  Korea, Munich, Dien Bien Phu, and the Vietnam Decisions of 1965     Review 1     Review 2
  • Day 9:  21 July 2022

        Michael Walzer     Biography
        Just and Unjust Wars:  A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations     Review
  • Day 10:  22 July 2022

        Xiaoming Zhang     
        Deng Xiaoping's Long War:  The Military Conflict between China and Vietnam, 1979-1991      Review 1     Review 2  

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