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On War By Carl von Clausewitz

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Presents the Prussian soldier's classic work analyzing the nature of war and the conditions which require it. Bibliogs.

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On War by Carl von Clausewitz

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.

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

About Carl von Clausewitz

Peter Paret is professor emeritus at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. His many books include Clausewitz in His Time, The Cognitive Challenge of War (Princeton), and Clausewitz and the State (Princeton). He is a recipient of the Pritzker Literary Award for lifetime achievement in military writing. Michael Howard (1922-2019) was a leading British military historian who held professorships at the University of Oxford and Yale University. His many books included The Franco-Prussian War and War in European History. Bernard Brodie (1910-1978), who wrote widely on military and nuclear strategy, was professor of political science at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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On War by Carl von Clausewitz
Carl von Clausewitz
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