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

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Princeton University Press, Sep 27, 1993 - History - 229 pages

These essays provide an authoritative 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.

 

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Contents

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Peter Paret, Professor in the School of Historical Studies of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, is the editor and translator, with Daniel Moran, of Carl von Clausewitz: Historical and Political Writings (Princeton), and the author, with Beth Irwin Lewis and Paul Paret, of Persuasive Images: Posters of War and Revolution from the Archives of the Hoover Institution (Princeton).

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