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On war.

Author: Carl von Clausewitz; Anatol Rapoport
Publisher: Baltimore, Penguin Books [1968]
Series: Pelican classics, AC4
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl von Clausewitz; Anatol Rapoport
OCLC Number: 220221
Notes: Extracts selected from the English translation of Vom Kriege published in London in 1908.
Description: 460 pages 18 cm.
Contents: What is war? --
End and means in war --
The genius for war --
Of danger in war --
Of bodily exertion in war --
Information in war --
Friction in war --
Concluding remarks --
Branches of the art of war --
On the theory of war --
Art or science of war --
Methodicism --
Criticism --
On examples --
Strategy --
Elements of strategy --
Moral forces --
The chief moral powers --
Military virtue of an army --
Boldness --
Perseverance --
Superiority of numbers --
The surprise --
Stratagem --
Assembly of forces in space --
Assembly of forces in time --
Strategic reserve --
Economy of forces --
Geometrical element --
On the suspension of the act in war --
On the character of modern war --
Tension and rest --
Introductory --
Character of the modern battle --
The combat in general --
The combat in general (continuation) --
On the signification of the combat --
Duration of combat --
Decision of the combat --
Mutual understanding as to a battle --
The battle --
Effects of victory --
The use of the battle --
Strategic means of utilizing victory --
Retreat after a lost battle --
Introduction --
Absolute and real war --
Interdependence of the parts in a war --
Of the magnitude of the object of the war and the efforts to be made --
Ends in war more precisely defined; overthrow of the enemy --
Ends in war more precisely defined (continuation); imited object --
Influence of the political object on the military object --
War as an instrument of policy.
Series Title: Pelican classics, AC4
Other Titles: Vom Kriege.
Responsibility: Edited with an introd. by Anatol Rapoport.

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