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Clausewitz and contemporary war

Author: Antulio Joseph Echevarria
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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"While many scholars agree that Clausewitz's On War is frequently misunderstood, almost none have explored his methodology to see whether it might enhance our understanding of his concepts. This book lays out Clausewitz's methodology in a brisk and straightforward style. It then uses that as a basis for understanding his contributions to the ever growing body of knowledge of war. The specific contributions this  Read more...
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Named Person: Carl von Clausewitz; Carl von Clausewitz; Carl von Clausewitz
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Antulio Joseph Echevarria
ISBN: 9780199231911 0199231915
OCLC Number: 123539601
Description: 210 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I. On War's Purpose and Method --
A Search for Objective Knowledge --
Validating Concepts and Principles --
Part II. The Nature and Universe of War --
War Is More than a Chameleon --
Policy, Politics, and Political Determinism --
Genius, Giving the Rule to Art --
Part III. Strategy, Balancing Purpose, and Means --
Combat, War's only Means --
Principles of Strategy --
Center of Gravity.
Responsibility: Antulio J. Echevarria II.
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An engaging new interpretation of Clausewitz's classic On War and its relevance to contemporary world conflicts.  Read more...

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Clausewitz and Contemporary War is a thorough analysis that may be useful not only to the military but also to historians, political scientists, and politicians. Bruno Colson, War in History Antulio Read more...

 
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