Xenophon’s Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War

Xenophon's Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and WarIn 1906, a stilted English translation of “Xenophon of Athens”, story about Cyrus the Great’s military campaigns was published. Now, a century later, a much more accessible edition of one of history’s most extraordinary and successful leaders is emerging. Among his many achievements, this great leader of wisdom and virtue founded and extended the Persian Empire; conquered Babylon; freed 40,000 Jews from captivity; wrote mankind’s first human righ…

The Art of War (Penguin Great Ideas)

The Art of War (Penguin Great Ideas)In 1906, a stilted English translation of “Xenophon of Athens”, story about Cyrus the Great’s military campaigns was published. Now, a century later, a much more accessible edition of one of history’s most extraordinary and successful leaders is emerging. Among his many achievements, this great leader of wisdom and virtue founded and extended the Persian Empire; conquered Babylon; freed 40,000 Jews from captivity; wrote mankind’s first human righ…

The Art of War

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The Art of WarThe Art of War The timeless wisdom of Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War” is as effective in the modern boardroom as it was on the ancient battlefield, providing simple strategies for success and victory. Now this dual-language edition offers even greater insight by allowing readers to directly compare the Chinese characters of Sun Tzu with the highly respected English translation of Lionel Giles. Also included are comme Full description…

Art from the First World War (Imperial War Museum)

Art from the First World War (Imperial War Museum)Showcasing IWM’s extensive collection, this book includes works from the major artists of the time such as John and Paul Nash, Orpen, Spencer and Singer Sargent as well as other artists who are less familiar to us today. With an introductory essay by the late Roger Tolson, former Head of Art at Imperial War Museums, this book offers an insight into the huge range and power of wartime art during the First World War….

The Art Of War (Jake Grafton)

The Art Of War (Jake Grafton)Showcasing IWM’s extensive collection, this book includes works from the major artists of the time such as John and Paul Nash, Orpen, Spencer and Singer Sargent as well as other artists who are less familiar to us today. With an introductory essay by the late Roger Tolson, former Head of Art at Imperial War Museums, this book offers an insight into the huge range and power of wartime art during the First World War….

Art from the Second World War

Art from the Second World WarArt from the exceptional collection of the Imperial War Museum expresses lives and experiences in extremity. Alongside the major artists of the day – Paul Nash, Henry Moore, Stanley Spencer, Laura Knight – are less familiar but equally compelling witnesses to the momentous impact of the Second World War….

War and Art: A Visual History of Modern Conflict

War and Art: A Visual History of Modern ConflictArt from the exceptional collection of the Imperial War Museum expresses lives and experiences in extremity. Alongside the major artists of the day – Paul Nash, Henry Moore, Stanley Spencer, Laura Knight – are less familiar but equally compelling witnesses to the momentous impact of the Second World War….