On War / Edition 1

On War / Edition 1

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by Carl von Clausewitz
     
 

First published by Routledge & Kegan Paul 1968.
Carl von Clausewitz (1780-1831) was a Prussian General and military writer.
His writings are contained in nine volumes, published posthumously, but his fame rests most upon these three volumes, forming his treatise On War. It reveals war, stripped of all accessories, as the exercise of force for the

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First published by Routledge & Kegan Paul 1968.
Carl von Clausewitz (1780-1831) was a Prussian General and military writer.
His writings are contained in nine volumes, published posthumously, but his fame rests most upon these three volumes, forming his treatise On War. It reveals war, stripped of all accessories, as the exercise of force for the attainment of a political object, unrestrained by any law save that of expediency, this gives the key to the interpretation of German political aims, past, present and future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415350389
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Series:
Routledge Library Editions Series
Pages:
1132
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 3.90(d)

Meet the Author

This Prussian general and thinker Carl von Clausewitz is widely acknowledged as the most important of the major strategic theorists and this is one of the most important books on military strategy. Carl von Clausewitz's On War has influenced generations of generals and politicians. Reading his book is required at military academies today.

This is a must read.

Table of Contents


Introduction     vii
Note on the Text     xxxiii
Select Bibliography     xxxv
A Chronology of Clausewitz and European Conflicts     xxxix
On War     1
Complete Contents List of On War     266
Explanatory Notes     271
Index     281

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