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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