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Clausewitz : a very short introduction

Author: Michael Howard
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Series: Very short introductions, 61.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Karl von Clausewitz (1780-1831) is acknowledged to be a great writer on war. Even though he wrote his work at a time when the range of firearms was fifty yards, much of what he had to say remains  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Carl von Clausewitz; Carl ((von)) Clausewitz; Carl von Clausewitz; Carl von Clausewitz
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Howard
ISBN: 0192802577 9780192802576
OCLC Number: 48466799
Description: 84 p. : port. ; 18 cm.
Contents: 1 Clausewitz in his time --
2 Theory and practice in war --
3 Ends and means in war --
4 Limited and absolute war --
5 The legacy of Clausewitz.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 61.
Responsibility: Michael Howard.
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Review from previous edition 'as a synthesis of Clausewitz scholarship this study can hardly be faulted' English Historical Review 'a delightful introduction to the paradoxes and insights of this Read more...

 
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