The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century

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Indiana University Press, 1994 - History - 360 pages
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This important work... synthesizes the evolution of warfare from 1775 to the present." —Military Review

A thorough revision of a highly successful text, this new edition provides a comprehensive picture of the evolution of modern warfare.

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There is nothing else in print that tells so much so concisely about how war has been conducted since the days of Gen. George Washington."—Russell F. Weigley

A superior synthesis. Well written, nicely organized, remarkably comprehensive, and laced with facts."—Military Affairs

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LARRY H. ADDINGTON is Professor of History at The Citadel and has taught military history for more than twenty-five years. His previous books include The Blitzkrieg Era and the German General Staff and The Patterns of War through the Eighteenth Century.

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