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The Grand Strategy of Philip II

The Grand Strategy of Philip II An investigation of Philip II of Spain's policies and strategic vision which enabled him to gain and maintain control of the first global empire in history. The flaws in the Grand Strategy are also explored, and Philip's actions compared to those of more modern strategists such as Hitler and Churchill. Full description

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