On War

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Princeton University Press, Jun 21, 1989 - History - 732 pages

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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Contents

On War
59
On the Nature of War
73
On the Theory of War
125
On Strategy in General
175
The Engagement
223
Military Forces
277
Defense
355
The Attack
521
War Plans
575
A Commentary
639
Index
713
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