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Dr. John Shy

Emeritus Professor of History

University of Michigan

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Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

United States

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Professor Emeritus of History
University of Michigan , Ann Arbor




Princeton University


University of Vermont

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Mary Silliman's War: A unique award-winning film on the American Revolution, revealed as the nation's first civil war. Received excellent reviews by top historians, major film awards. [cached]

John Shy, Professor of History, The University of Michigan

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John Shy, The University of Michigan

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John Willard Shy, Emeritus Professor of History, University of Michigan: 1969.

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John Shy

John Shy is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. After graduate study at the University of Vermont (M.A.) and Princeton University (Ph.D.), he taught at Princeton before joining the Michigan faculty in 1968. His published works include A People Numerous and Armed: Reflections on the Military Struggle for American Independence (1976; revised ed. 1990) and "Jomini" in Makers of Modern Strategy (1986). The lecture was delivered on 5 January 2008 at the American Historical Association meeting in Washington, D.C. and first published in the Journal of Military History 72 (2008) 1033-46. It is reproduced here by the kind permission of the Society for Military History.

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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