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The cognitive challenge of war : Prussia 1806

Author: Peter Paret
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Responding to the enemy's innovation in war presents problems to soldiers and societies of all times. This book traces Napoleon's victory over Prussia in 1806 and Prussia's effort to recover from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Named Person: Carl von Clausewitz; Antoine Henri Jomini, baron de
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Paret
ISBN: 9780691135816 0691135819
OCLC Number: 320801698
Description: x, 164 pages : illustrations, map, plans ; 23 cm
Contents: Two battles --
Violence in words and images --
Responses and reform --
The conquest of reality by theory.
Responsibility: Peter Paret.

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"Peter Paret's small book is masterfully constructed. He has set out to 'consider specific events' without losing sight of the general issues they exemplify."--Thomas Rid, Weekly Standard "Given the Read more...

 
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