Course Code: MILH511 Course ID: 3251 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
This course examines the origin and development of military concepts and ideas by studying the wisdom of the great military thinkers of the past. Among the philosophers are Sun Tzu and Machiavelli, Clausewitz and Jomini, Mahan and Corbett, Douhet and Mitchell, T.E. Lawrence, and the counterinsurgency theorist and practitioner David Galula. Students compare and contrast these great thinkers to gain an understanding of the nature and conduct of war at the strategic, operational, and tactical levels.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|Book Title:||Readings available through the APUS Online Library or via the internet. You can also explore the APUS Library’s MILH research guide: https://www.apus.edu/apus-library/online-research/research/research-guides/school-of-arts-humanities/military-history|
|Book Title:||On War -Available free online at Project Gutenberg|
|Author:||Clausewitz, Carl Von|
|Book Title:||Art of War - Available free online from Project Gutenberg|
|Publication Info:||Oxford University Press|
|Book Title:||The Prince (Translated by W.K. Marriott) - available free online|
|Publication Info:||Penguin Classics|
|Author:||Machiavelli, Niccolo / Bull, George (Translator)|
Not current for future courses.