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On war

Author: Carl von Clausewitz; Beatrice Heuser
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : AbridgedView all editions and formats
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This analysis of the phenomenon of war by Clausewitz, a Prussian officer who fought against the French during the Napoleonic Wars, presents the human, social, tactical, and technological factors that affect a war's outcomes and discusses how political purpose, chance, and enmity combine to shape a war's dynamics.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl von Clausewitz; Beatrice Heuser
ISBN: 9780199540020 0199540020
OCLC Number: 191752402
Notes: This ed. of this translation originally published: 2007.
Description: xli, 284 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: Carl von Clausewitz ; translated by Michael Howard, Peter Paret.

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