War: Ends and Meansby Paul Seabury, Angelo Codevilla
In the tradition of Clausewitz and Machiavelli, two distinguished scholars explore every aspect of war: its causes, methods, endings, and justifications--and along the way demolish many current myths about war and peace. See more details below
In the tradition of Clausewitz and Machiavelli, two distinguished scholars explore every aspect of war: its causes, methods, endings, and justifications--and along the way demolish many current myths about war and peace.
"A uniquely valuable commentary on war when it first came out, this book became a mainstay of my graduate students’ education until it went out of print. Now, thankfully, it is back, updated and enhanced by Professor Codevilla so that it is even better. While retaining its timeless parts, there is much new material containing keen insights on post-1991 events and current warfare. It should be indispensable to students of the subject."
PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION
"Dispels any number of misconceptions about the causes of wars and is shrewd in its analysis of the relationship between strategy and operations."
"A wide-ranging, literate, and insightful work."
"A provocative review of the many verities about war."
"An astonishing achievement of compression . . . a one-volume book on warfare that is actually instructive."
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Meet the Author
Angelo Codevilla is a professor of international relations at Boston University and the author of The Character of Nations, among other works. He lives in Wayland, Massachusetts.
The late Paul Seabury was a professor of political science at the University of California, Berkeley.
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