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On war

Author: Carl von Clausewitz; Michael Howard; Peter Paret; Bernard Brodie
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1984.
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Intends to understand war, both in its internal dynamics and as an instrument of policy.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl von Clausewitz; Michael Howard; Peter Paret; Bernard Brodie
ISBN: 0691056579 9780691056579 9780691018546 0691018545
OCLC Number: 10430795
Notes: Translation of: Vom Kriege.
Credits: "Prepared under the auspices of the Center of International Studies, Princeton University."
Description: xii, 732 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The genesis of On war / Peter Paret --
The influence of Clausewitz / Michael Howard --
The continuing relevance of On war / Bernard Brodie --
On the nature of war --
On the theory of war --
On strategy in general --
The engagement --
Military forces --
Defense --
The attack --
War plans --
A guide to the reading of On war / Bernard Brodie.
Other Titles: Vom Kriege.
Responsibility: Carl von Clausewitz ; edited and translated by Michael Howard and Peter Paret ; introductory essays by Peter Paret, Michael Howard, and Bernard Brodie ; with a commentary by Bernard Brodie ; index by Rosalie West.

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"Undoubtedly one of the most useful books ever written."--The New Republic

 
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