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The most authoritative and feature-rich edition of On War in English Carl von Clausewitz’s 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, political leaders, and intellectuals. First published in 1976 and revised in 1984, Michael Howard and Peter Paret’s Princeton edition of Clausewitz’s classic work has itself achieved classic status and is widely regarded as the best translation and standard edition of On War in English. This feature-rich edition includes an essay by Paret on the genesis of Clausewitz’s book, an essay by Howard on Clausewitz’s influence, and an essay by Bernard Brodie on the continuing relevance of On War. In addition, Brodie provides a lengthy and detailed commentary on and guide to reading On War, and the edition also includes a comprehensive index.

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Genre: History
Author: Carl von Clausewitz
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release: 2008-09-02
File: 752 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781400837403

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Genre: Military art and science
Author: Carl von Clausewitz
Publisher: London, N. Trübner & Company
Release: 1873
File: Pages
ISBN-13: CORNELL:31924030718757

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Intended for military strategists, politicians, and others. This abridged edition deals with the subject of war, and selects the central books in which the author's views on the nature and theory of war are developed.

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Genre: History
Author: Carl von Clausewitz
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release: 2007
File: 284 Pages
ISBN-13: 0192807161

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"Clausewitz's On War is a timely and fascinating answer to these problems. Hew Strachan, one of the world's foremost military historians, tells how and why On War was written, explains what Clausewitz meant, and offers insight into the impact it made on conflict and its continued significance in our world today."--Jacket.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Hew Strachan
Publisher: Grove Press
Release: 2008-04
File: 238 Pages
ISBN-13: 0802143636

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The first ever systematic and authoritative compilation of Napoleon's thinking on war, this is as close as we will ever get to the great book on war that Napoleon contemplated but never had the time or the will to complete in his last years in exile on Saint-Helena.

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Genre: History
Author: Napoleon I (Emperor of the French)
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release: 2015
File: 484 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780199685561

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The seemingly endless wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have renewed the age-old debate over what constitutes military victory. Will the withdrawal of troops from Iraq and Afghanistan be seen as a sign of victory or defeat? Although the nature of warfare has changed dramatically since Clausewitz's On War was first written, this selection from his classic work remains an invaluable source of insight for understanding what it means to achieve victory in war and how to recognize defeat. Princeton Shorts are brief selections excerpted from influential Princeton University Press publications produced exclusively in eBook format. They are selected with the firm belief that while the original work remains an important and enduring product, sometimes we can all benefit from a quick take on a topic worthy of a longer book. In a world where every second counts, how better to stay up-to speed on current events and digest the kernels of wisdom found in the great works of the past? Princeton Shorts enables you to be an instant expert in a world where information is everywhere but quality is at a premium. On Victory and Defeat does just that.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Carl von Clausewitz
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release: 1989-06-01
File: 26 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781400841158

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Genre: Armies
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 1974
File: 335 Pages
ISBN-13: UCAL:$B631303

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"War is the most important thing in the world', writes Martin van Creveld, one of the world's best-known experts on military history and strategy.The survival of every country, government, and individual is ultimately dependent on war - or the ability to wage it in self-defence. That is why, though it may come but once in a hundred years, it must be prepared for every day. When it is too late - when the bodies lie stiff and people weep overthem - those in charge have failed in their duty. Nevertheless, in spite of the centrality of war to human history and culture, there has for long been no modern attempt to provide a replacement for the classics on war and strategy, Sun Tzu's The Art of War, dating from the 5th or 6th century BC, and Carl von Clausewitz's On War, written in theaftermath of the Napoleonic Wars. What is needed is a modern, comprehensive, easy to read and understand theory of war for the 21st century that could serve as a replacement for these classic texts. The purpose of the present book is to provide just such a theory.

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Genre: History
Author: Martin van Creveld
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release: 2017-02-26
File: 256 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780198788171

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DIVSuccinct edition of the influential work, from its observations on the nature and theory of warfare to its outlines of strategic policies: moral force and military virtues, effects of victory and retreat, more. /div

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Genre: History
Author: Carl von Clausewitz
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Release: 2013-02-13
File: 144 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780486167763

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One in the series New Dialogues in Philosophy, Brian Orend has written an engaging dialogue from the perspectives of a critically injured soldier and his spouse on all questions related to the ethics of going to war and the ethics of fighting in war. Readers learn of the major traditions of thinking about war, including realism, pacifism, just war theory, and international law. Orend draws on a variety of references from the Civil War to the current war in Iraq to illustrate the moral dimension and ambiguity of war.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Brian Orend
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Release: 2008-12-16
File: 172 Pages
ISBN-13: 0742563871

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