Battle Exhortation: The Rhetoric of Combat Leadership

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In this groundbreaking examination of the symbolic strategies used to prepare troops for imminent combat, Keith Yellin offers an interdisciplinary look into the rhetorical discourse that has played a prominent role in warfare, history, and popular culture from antiquity to the present day. Battle Exhortation focuses on one of the most time-honored forms of motivational communication, the encouraging speech of military commanders, to offer a pragmatic and scholarly evaluation of how persuasion contributes to combat ...

Battle Exhortation: The Rhetoric of Combat Leadership 2011, University of South Carolina Press, South Carolina

ISBN-13: 9781611170542

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Battle Exhortation: The Rhetoric of Combat Leadership 2008, University of South Carolina Press

ISBN-13: 9781570037351

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