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On Grand Strategy

A master class in strategic thinking

By John Lewis Gaddis
10-minute read
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On Grand Strategy by John Lewis Gaddis

On Grand Strategy (2018) takes case studies from throughout history, including ancient Rome and the Cold War, to examine the common characteristics of the world’s best leaders. Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Lewis Gaddis also looks at the common mistakes made over the years which have brought even the mightiest of leaders to their knees.

  • History and military buffs
  • Anyone interested in the best leadership qualities
  • Managers, CEOs and other leaders

John Lewis Gaddis is a history professor at Yale University, where he’s been teaching a course on military and naval history for over 15 years. He’s also an esteemed writer of the books The Cold War: A New History (2005) and George F. Kennan: An American Life (2011), for which he earned a Pulitzer Prize.

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