A Short History of War
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As of June, 1992

RICHARD A. GABRIEL is Professor of Political Science in the Department of National Security and Strategy at the U. S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He has also taught at the University of New Hampshire, University of Massachusetts, and St. Anselm College. Dr. Gabriel is the author of twenty-six books and scores of articles on various military, political, and historical subjects. Professor Gabriel has held fellowships at the Brookings Institution, Hebrew University, the U.S. Army Intelligence School, the Center for the Study of Intelligence at the CIA, and the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. Several of Dr. Gabriel's books have been translated into other languages, and he is a frequent lecturer to the academic and military establishments of the United States, Canada, England, Germany, the People's Republic of China, and Israel.

KAREN S. METZ is the Head of Library Collections at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. She has also been a bibliographer and research librarian at the University of Michigan Medical Center and she is a member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals. Ms. Metz holds A.B. and A.M.L.S. degrees from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She is the author of four books and has also written articles in journals and reference works.

Karen Metz and Richard Gabriel are frequent collaborators in works of military history. Their most recent work (1992) is A History of Military Medicine (2 vols.) published by Greenwood Press, and is the first comprehensive history of the subject to be published.

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