If we succeed in opening the eyes of her people to the fact that in a military sense they have nothing more to hope for, that breaking point would be reached and England s best sword knocked out of her hand. Other entries discuss institutional change, as the war affected every aspect of life, including as schools, hospitals, and even religion. Sullivan to Muhammad Ali, Edwin Booth to Marlon Brando, Washington Irving to Thomas Pynchon, and John Jacob Astor to Bill Gates. Alan Axelrod was born on August 25, 1952, in New York. What do you need most? He asked Axelrod about the topics of two new books on business ethics and business etiquette.
Kliatt, March, 2002, Donna L. Approximately 1,200 entries cover history; command organization; heroes and leaders; mission and role; equipment, weapons, and uniforms; life and traditions; and special terminology. In his review of the film , Rusty Wright quoted Axelrod concerning the calm weather in the English Channel which facilitated the evacuation of English troops from France in 1940. Patton was a remarkable leader who trained and motivated his men to achieve astounding results. Marine Corps, and the U. Few writers of any stripe could keep pace with Axelrod, who has been turning out as many as three or four books per year since the early 1990s. Burns, review of The Penguin Dictionary of American Folklore, p.
Kirkus Reviews Issue: December 15, 2005, posted online June 24, 2010. Originally published in hardcover 2007. Deftly weaving cultural and military narratives, the author chronicles how Spanish, Dutch, French, English, and Native American tribes created and betrayed alliances based on trapping and trade disputes, producing a surprisingly complex series of loyalties that endured throughout the Revolution and beyond. Entries end with an extensive bibliography; and the encyclopedia includes maps, chronologies, and a general bibliography, as well as an index designed to make the reader understand the correlation and relationships between individual conflicts. Located within a loop of the Meuse River, it occupied a strategic blocking position in the Meuse River valley.
Library Journal, May 15, 1997, Stephen L. Illuminated by Patron's own words, chapters cover how to develop a leadership attitude and image, communicate effectively, establish clear priorities, inspire others, instill loyalty, build a team, coach and mentor, resolve conflict, and sustain optimum performance. Miracle at Belleau Wood: The Birth of the Modern U. Fazekas, review of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Astronomy, p. Phillips, including the four-volume Encyclopedia of the American West, as well as The Macmillan Dictionary of Military Biography: The Warriors and Their Wars, 3500 B.
It also illuminates how the war changed the lives of women in more traditional home front roles. Author by : Chris Bishop Languange : en Publisher by : Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. To understand this struggle is to understand all of World War I, including the principal stated motive of Woodrow Wilson for bringing the United States into the European War in April 1917. Authors Ritchey and Axelrod suggest that instead they should learn to see situations in new ways and create new options for relating to others. Some 142 conflicts are discussed and analyzed.
He is a leading writer about American history, and is the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to American History. Eisenhower; Flying Tigers; Gestapo; Gothic Line; Adolf Hitler; The Holocaust; Liberty ships; Douglas MacArthur; Manhattan Project; The Marshall Islands Campaign; Navajo Code Talkers; Normandy landings; Operation Cobra; Erwin Rommel; Submarines; and Tuskegee Airmen. But in a world with billions of people who are self-defined as religious, those who believe that violence is the will of God and that the murder of innocents is a holy act are a small, insane minority. In addition to his business leadership-related books, Axelrod is well known for his many reference works on topics such as American history, the military, and science. Extending far beyond battles and hardware, the coverage ranges from high policy-making, grand strategy, and the significant persons and battles of the conflict, to the organization of the Allied and Japanese divisions, aircraft, armor, artillery, psychological warfare, warships, and the home fronts, covering the interactions of each topic along the way. As one who reads the Bible for spiritual truths, not historical facts, I am, of course, quite happy that no such slaughters occurred. These works are reference books containing entries on people, events, cultural trends, and places pertinent to the topics.
Education: Northeastern Illinois University, B. The town of Verdun itself, also fortified, was likewise encircled by forts distributed in a five-mile radius. Extending far beyond battles and hardware, the coverage ranges from high policy-making, grand strategy, and the significant persons and battles of the conflict, to the organization of the Allied and Japanese divisions, aircraft, armor, artillery, psychological warfare, warships, and the home fronts, covering the interactions of each topic along the way. An essential reference for the study of the four branches of the American armed forces, Encyclopedia of the American Armed Forces is an invaluable reference for any high school, college, or public library, as well as a perfect addition to any personal collection. For him, Verdun proved both France s determination to win at all costs and the likelihood that, without help, it would be defeated nevertheless. Focusing on the personal and interpersonal skills crucial to success, the Quick-Tip Survival Guides mine and refine the nuggets of essential business know-how: time-tested truths, as well as savvy from the cutting edge. It includes entries such as: airborne assault; battle of France; battle of Pearl; and harbor.
When I hear someone state that religion has caused most wars, though, I will often and ask the person to name these wars. The ancient Rabbis also understood these stories not as celebrated victories, but as warnings about the dangers of warfare. These days, it's downright brutal. This second edition includes the latest unveiled spies and situations, as well as new entries on the effects of espionage on literature, movies, television, and other media. Scanlon, review of The Penguin Dictionary of American Folklore, p. With close readings of Kunstler s paintings, young readers can parse the details of key moments of the war, including the Battle of Bull Run, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the Gettysburg Address, to learn how it really felt to be there.
He has also been a speaker at the Leadership Institute of in , and at the 2005 Annual Conference of the Goizueta School of Business, at in Atlanta, Georgia. The entries include: airborne assault; battle of France; battle of Iwo Jima; battle of Pearl; harbor; battle of the Atlantic; Battleships; Browning automatic rifle; Winston Churchill; cryptology; Desert Rats; Dresden air raid; Dwight D. Obviously it is, has been, and no doubt will continue to be. Unfortunately, as Nick Carraway discovers and Jay Gatsby himself fails to discover, metaphor must exist in a world of substance; the pure ether of dreams is fed by the poor earth of greed, lust, and stupidity, suffering the decay time works on all finally substantial things. The Great War ate men, machines, and money without mercy or remission. Subjects range from battles, soldiers, and military activities to politics, culture, and the Holocaust. Dinges, review of Chronicle of the Indian Wars: From Colonial Times to Wounded Knee, p.
Register a Free 1 month Trial Account. Kirkus Reviews, December 15, 2005, review of Patton, p. But he stands highest who establishes peace among the nations. Axelrod received his doctorate in English from the in 1979, specializing in the literature and culture of and the early republic of the. He has taught at and , worked as a publishing executive, and has been a consultant to historical museums, cultural institutions, television's Civil War Journal, the , and the. Awe, review of Eisenhower on Leadership: Ike's Enduring Lessons in Total Victory Management, p. Bush, Harriet Tubman to Martin Luther King, Jr.