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Clausewitz

Michael Howard

Clausewitz

by Michael Howard

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military art and science,
  • War

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Howard
    SeriesPast masters
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU21.2 .H657 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 p. ;
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24876650M
    ISBN 100192876082, 0192876074
    LC Control Number82014246

      Carl Philipp Gottfried (or Gottlieb) von Clausewitz (June 1, – November 16 ) was a Prussian general and military theorist who stressed the "moral" (meaning, in modern terms. On War is one of the most important books ever written on the subject of war. Clausewitz, a Prussian officer who fought against the French during the Napoleonic Wars, sought to understand and analyze the phenomenon of war so that future leaders could conduct and win conflicts more effectively. He studied the human and social factors that affect outcomes, as well as the tactical and 4/5(1).

    Perseverance, Execution, Determined. Carl von Clausewitz (). “Roots of Strategy: 3 Military Classics”, p, Stackpole Books. Self-reliance is the best defence against the pressures of the moment. Carl von Clausewitz. Self, Pressure, Moments. "On War (Book 1)". Book by Carl von Clausewitz, Criticism exists only to recognize the. On War by Carl Von Clausewitz. Digital Rights Management (DRM) The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in order to unlock and read it.

    Access a free summary of Clausewitz on Strategy, by Christopher Bassford et al. other business, leadership and nonfiction books on getAbstract.8/10().   Written two centuries ago by a Prussian military thinker, this is the most frequently cited, the most controversial, and in many ways, the most modern book on warfare. Author Carl von Clausewitz fought against the armies of the French Revolution and Napoleon, served as a high-ranking staff officer, and became a prominent military educator/5(42).


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Clausewitz by Michael Howard Download PDF EPUB FB2

Colonel J.J. Graham's translation of the original work is adequate. However, Graham's edition only contains the first four books of the work. If you are looking for the complete works I recommend Carl von Clausewitz, On War, eds.

and trans. Michael Howard and Peter Paret (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, ), particularly if you are using this book for your scholarly or Cited by: Buy the best translation—recommended for serious readers.

The Book of War (The Modern Library, February ). ISBN: Clausewitz's On War and Sun Tzu's Art of War in one translation of Clausewitz's On War is the version done by German literary scholar O.J.

Matthijs Jolles at the University of Chicago during World War II—not today's standard translation, but. "Clausewitz: His Life and Work" is an excellent introduction to both the life of Clausewitz and his great work, "On War." J. Thacker, Department of History, Western Kentucky University, Bolling Green Daily News "What makes Stoker's book remarkable is that Clausewitz is turned into a very approachable and recognizable by: 5.

Carl von Clausewitz's On War has been called, "not simply the greatest, but the only truly great book on war." It is an extraordinary attempt to construct an all-embracing theory of how war works.

Its coherence and ambition are unmatched by other military literature.4/5. On War / Edition 1. by Carl von Clausewitz | Read Reviews He died before he could rewrite more than the first chapters of Book One.

On War thus presents its author's thoughts in various stages of completion. They range from the magnificent opening sequence of logically unfolding propositions to the rich but at times one-sided or Brand: Princeton University Press. Carl von Clausewitz, Prussian general and military thinker, whose work Vom Kriege (; On War) has become one of the most respected classics on military strategy.

Clausewitz enlisted in the Prussian army inand in –95 he took part (and was commissioned) in the campaigns of the First. Read the soft copy of this book anytime, anywhere and download it for free. About the Author: Carl Philipp Gottlieb von Clausewitz was a Prussian fighter, military history specialist, and military scholar.

He is generally well known for his military treatise. This volume of On War includes topics of the Nature, Theory, and Strategy of War and Combat. These of Clausewitz’s four books in one volume allow the reader to review and contemplate Clausewitz’s teachings as it applies to their life.

No student of influence should be without this historic philosophy book on leadership/5(21). Clausewitz, a Prussian general who fought against Napoleon, quite literally wrote the book on war.

Published ina year after his death, On War is regarded by military experts even today as the definitive study of warfare.

Clausewitz, On War. Clausewitz, On War () Book II—On the Theory of War Context: () Prussian major general who first encountered war as year old lance corporal going to be a staff officer with political/military responsibilities at the very centre of the Prussian state.

Wikipedia - Carl von Clausewitz. Wikipedia Book - On War (Volume 1) Download M4B (87MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert.

On War (Volume 1) Carl von CLAUSEWITZ ( - ), translated by J.J. GRAHAM ( - ) A classic work on military strategy by a veteran of the Napoleonic Wars.

The author's style is dialectical: he makes two. Clausewitz’s book On War (first published in ) has had a major influence on Western military thought. The Prussian officer developed his book’s concepts based on observing and.

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 init has been read throughout the world, and has stimulated generations of soldiers, statesmen, and intellectuals.4/5(2).

The Genesis of On War \/ Peter Paret -- The Influence of Clausewitz \/ Michael Howard -- The Continuing Relevance of On War \/ Bernard Brodie -- On War. Author\'s Preface -- Author\'s Comment -- Preface \/ Marie Von Clausewitz -- Two Notes by the Author -- Book One.

On the Nature of War. What is War. About On War ‘War is an act of violence intended to compel our opponent to our will’ Writing at the time of Napoleon’s greatest campaigns, Prussian soldier and writer Carl von Clausewitz created this landmark treatise on the art of warfare, which presented war as part of a coherent system of political thought.

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This book follows the action of the Napoleonic wars, where Clausewitz spent most of his life and his energy. Parkinson motivates Clausewitz's famous, later work, 'On War', by telling us of a man obsessed with fighting for the Fatherland against the by: 4.

On War (Vom Kriege) is a book by Prussian general Carl von Clausewitz, on war and military strategy. Most of it was written after the Napoleonic wars and was published after his death.

Clausewitz was meant to revise his book but died before finishing the task. Book II: On the Theory of War. Chapter 1: Branches of the Art of War. Although war is a physical contest, the moral component cannot be omitted for “ the condition of the mind has always the most decisive influence on the forces employed in War.” It ain’t the size of the dog in the fight.

Clausewitz, On War (), Book VI, Chapters ; Thesis: Tactically, defense is the stronger form of war (with a weaker—or negative—object).

Stated precisely, the defensive form of warfare is intrinsically stronger than the offense (). Attack is the weaker form of war with a positive object. It argues that Clausewitz abandoned the idea of 'absolute war' (which appears almost exclusively in the first half of Book VIII of On War), that 'ideal war' is a distinctly new departure in Book 1, and that Clausewitz did relatively little further work to the manuscript of Vom Kriege after drafting the note of Book 1, Chapters 2–3: Clausewitz now considers the ends and means of war.

Though the aim of a war is "as variable as the political object an Read More: Book 1, Chapters 4–6: War is the province of danger, and Clausewitz describes the different dangers experienced by the leaders of an army at Read More: Book 1, Chapters 7–8. Carl von Clausewitz is one of the most profound military thinkers of all time.

His famous book On War is our bible and he is a god among military strategists. But we should stop teaching Author: Jamie Schwandt.