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Clausewitz in English : the reception of Clausewitz in Britain and America, 1815-1945

Author: Christopher Bassford
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
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The ideas of the Prussian military philosopher Carl von Clausewitz (1780-1831) underlie most modern military thought. This intellectual history of the reception of Carl von Clausewitz's military theories in Britain and the United States thus provides an important and revealing examination of the evolution of military thinking in both countries. In the first comprehensive study of the literature, Christopher Bassford  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Carl von Clausewitz; Carl von Clausewitz; Carl von Clausewitz; Carl von Clausewitz
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Bassford
ISBN: 0195083830 9780195083835
OCLC Number: 27811623
Description: x, 293 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Christopher Bassford.
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This work examines the reception of Carl von Clausewitz's military theories in Britain and the USA until 1945. The author argues that the impact of Clausewitzian theory - particularly the classic "On  Read more...

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Bassford has thoroughly combed a wide range of sources and his work is a valuable bibliographic guide to Anglo-American literature on Clausewitz. Albion Professor Basford's account is clear and Read more...

 
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