Understanding War: Essays on Clausewitz and the History of Military Power


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These essays provide an introduction to Carl von Clausewitz and enlarge the history of war by joining it to the history of ideas and institutions and linking it with intellectual biography. Reflecting Peter Paret's three decades of study of Clausewitz and of the history of war, they examine Clausewitz's theoretical work in the context of his time and in relation to war as a general historical phenomenon. Although the analytical strength of "On War" makes it far more than a historical document, Clausewitz's ideas and the ...

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    • Title: Understanding War by Peter Paret
    • Publisher: Princeton University Press
    • Print ISBN: 9780691031996, 0691031991
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    • Edition: 1992
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