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On war

Author: Carl von Clausewitz
Publisher: London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1940.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New and rev. edView all editions and formats
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Carl von Clausewitz's On War has been called, "not simply the greatest, but the only truly great book on war." It is an extraordinary attempt to construct an all-embracing theory of how war works. Its coherence and ambition are unmatched by other military literature. On War is full of sharp observation, biting irony, and memorable phrases, the most famous being, "war is a continuation of politics by other means.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl von Clausewitz
OCLC Number: 11819563
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Carl von Clausewitz ; translated by J.J. Graham ; with an introduction and notes by F.N. Maude.

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Carl von Clausewitz's On War has been called, "not simply the greatest, but the only truly great book on war." It is an extraordinary attempt to construct an all-embracing theory of how war works. Its coherence and ambition are unmatched by other military literature. On War is full of sharp observation, biting irony, and memorable phrases, the most famous being, "war is a continuation of politics by other means. 350F PROFESSIONAL READING LIST.

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