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Carved from granite

Lance Betros

Carved from granite

West Point since 1902

by Lance Betros

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Texas A&M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military education,
  • United States Military Academy,
  • Leadership,
  • Study and teaching (Higher),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLance Betros
    SeriesWilliams-Ford Texas A&M University military history series -- no. 138, Williams-Ford Texas A&M University military history series -- no. 138.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU410.L1 B48 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25078841M
    ISBN 101603447717, 1603447873
    ISBN 109781603447713, 9781603447874
    LC Control Number2011042868

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While Carved from Granite is directed at the larger West Point community, its appeal should extend to all educational institutions, as it calls for setting priorities so that the Cited by: 2. "Carved from Granite is truly an insider's look at the institutional history of the USMA.

The organization of Carved from Granite provides an in-depth history of the USMA and a detailed analysis of its core programs. While Carved from Granite is directed at the larger West Point community, its appeal should extend to all educational institutions, as it calls for setting priorities so that the.

"Carved from Granite is a very fine meditation not only on the modern history of the U.S. Military Academy, but also on the value of character and intellect in successful leaders. For any reader intrigued by West Point's role in American history over the past century, this is the book to read."—Rick Atkinson, author of The Long Gray Line and Author: Lance Betros.

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Carved from Granite: West Point since is the most authoritative history of the modern United States Military Academy written to date. There will be lively debate over some of the observations made in this book, but if they are followed, the author asserts that the Academy will emerge stronger and better able to accomplish its vital mission /5(12).

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In Carved from Granite, BG Lance Betros (USA Retired) takes on a formidable challenge--to determine how effectively West Point has accomplished this mission of developing leaders of character over the course of the last century.

Though his observations may run counter to the prevailing wisdom surrounding the Military Academy's senior leadership.

Carved from Granite: West Point since is the most authoritative history of the modern United States Military Academy written to date. There will be lively debate over some of the observations made in this book, but if they are followed, the author asserts that the Academy will emerge stronger and better able to accomplish its vital mission.

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