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On war

Author: Carl von Clausewitz; Michael Howard; Peter Paret
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1976.
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On War is the most significant attempt in Western history to understand war, both in its internal dynamics and as an instrument of policy. Since the work's first appearance in 1832, it has been read throughout the world, and has stimulated generations of soldiers, statesmen, and intellectuals. The most significant attempt in Western history to understand war, both in its internal dynamics and as an instrument of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl von Clausewitz; Michael Howard; Peter Paret
ISBN: 0691056579 9780691056579
OCLC Number: 2428983
Language Note: Translation of Vom Kriege.
Notes: Translation of Vom Kriege.
"Prepared under the auspices of the Center of International Studies, Princeton University."
Credits: "Prepared under the auspices of the Center of International Studies, Princeton University."
Description: xii, 717 pages ; 24 cm
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.
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On War is the most significant attempt in Western history to understand war, both in its internal dynamics and as an instrument of policy. Since the work's first appearance in 1832, it has been read throughout the world, and has stimulated generations of soldiers, statesmen, and intellectuals. The most significant attempt in Western history to understand war, both in its internal dynamics and as an instrument of policy, Carl von Clausewitz's book stands as one of the world's great classic works on the subject.

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