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Dr. John Willard Shy

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Headquartered in Washington, DC, the American Historical Association is the oldest and largest professional historical organization in the United States, bringing together nearly 5000 institutions and more than 14,000 history professionals, including coll ... more

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Emeritus Professor of History
University of Michigan

Professor Emeritus of History



University of Vermont


Princeton University

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MIWSG Announcements [cached]

John Shy: "History and the History of War"

American Historical Association Annual Meeting

Michigan War Studies Review - book reviews, literature surveys, original essays, and commentary in the field of military studies [cached]

John Shy, The University of Michigan

Michigan War Studies Review - book reviews, literature surveys, original essays, and commentary in the field of military studies [cached]

Jomini thought deeply about military campaigns and strategy and, in 1838, published his most famous work, Summary of the Art of War.[3] Still widely studied by military officers and planners today, the book, according to the prominent military historian John Shy, qualifies Jomini as the "founder of modern strategy.

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According to the historian John Shy, Jomini "deserves the dubious title of founder of modern strategy.

Historian John Shy says that ... [cached]

Historian John Shy says that by 1783 Washington was "a mediocre military strategist but had become a master political tactician with an almost perfect sense of timing and a developed capacity to exploit his charismatic reputation, using people who thought they were using him". [99]

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