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On War by Carl Von Clausewitz (translated by Col. J.J. Graham)

On War by Carl Von Clausewitz (translated by Col. J.J. Graham)

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Published by Dorset Press .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL8133596M
ISBN 100880297190
ISBN 109780880297196
OCLC/WorldCa228296829

About On War. A new edition of von Clausewitz’s classic treatise on military strategy, reinterpreted by Graham Harman through the philosophy of speculative realism. Prussian General Carl von Clausewitz famously wrote that ‘War is the continuation of politics by other means’. General Carl Von Clausewitz, On War "War is the continuation of politics by other means" (This book is from the notes of my inexpressibly missed husband- Marie Von Clausewitz.) War is merely a wrestling match on an extensive scale, an act of violence intended to .

Carl von Clausewitz was a Prussian general and military theorist. On War (also widely known by its German name Vom Kriege) is considered to be Clausewitz’s magnum opus, despite the fact it remained unfinished at the time of his death.   On War is perhaps the greatest book ever written about war. Carl von Clausewitz, a Prussian soldier, had witnessed at first hand the immense destructive power of the French Revolutionary armies which swept across Europe between and His response was to write a comprehensive text covering every aspect of warfare.4/5(K).

Carl von Clausewitz is best known as the paradigmatic thinker of major interstate war. However, as this book demonstrates, Clausewitz developed his theory of war on the basis of his analysis of small war. He lived at a ‘watershed’ moment during which the early modern tradition of partisan warfare morphed into the modern practice of people’s war.   John J. Miller is joined by Andrew Latham of Macalester College to discuss Carl von Clausewitz's On War.


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On War by Carl Von Clausewitz (translated by Col. J.J. Graham) 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: On War by Carl Von Clausewitz book University Press, ), particularly if you are using this book for your scholarly or Cited by: Carl von Clausewitz has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Carl von Clausewitz’s most popular book is On War. NOTE: This version of Carl von Clausewitz's On War is the long-obsolete J.J. Graham translation of Clausewitz's Vom Kriege () published in London in The /84 Howard/Paret version is the standard translation today; for the most accurate text one should always consult the Jolles translation.

Consider the more modern versions and other relevant books shown below. 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. NOTE: This version of Carl von Clausewitz's famous treatise On War is the only complete (i.e., it contains all eight books, etc.) on-line posting of the long-obsolete J.J.

Graham translation published by Nicholas Trübner in London in It is derived from the German original, Clausewitz's Vom Kriege (Berlin: Dümmlers Verlag, ). The /84 Howard/Paret translation from Princeton.

On War Carl von Clausewitz Limited absolute war achieve action advantage army army’s art of war attack Austrian battle become benefit billets Bonaparte Book campaign cavalry chapter circumstances Clausewitz commander concentrated concept conflict considered corps course danger decision defeat defender’s defense defined definite 4/5(2).

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Graham Limited preview - /5(4). Carl von Clausewitz, Beatrice Heuser 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.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 62, free ebooks 2 by Carl von Clausewitz; On War by Carl von Clausewitz. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Clausewitz, Carl von, Translator: Graham, J. (James John) Title: On War Language: English: LoC Class: U.

"War is a continuation of politics by different means". These famous words, often misunderstood, were coined by the Prussian officer Carl von Clausewitz. - In his book 'Vom Kriege' - 'On War' - the expression is explained. - This book is a classic and a must for every one interested in military history and history in s:   “Vom Kriege,” better known as Carl von Clausewitz’s magnum opus “On War” was unlikely to be a candidate for anyone’s “Books to turn into children’s stories” Bingo card, but a.

On war, by Carl von ClausewitzPenguin in English - New and revised ed / edited by F.N. Maude, abridged edited with an introduction by Anatol by: 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. Free Download (below donate buttons).

Carl Philipp Gottfried von Clausewitz was a Prussian general and military theorist who fought against the French during the Napoleonic Wars. Graham Harman is Distinguished University Professor at the American University in Cairo.

He is the author of many books, including Dante's Broken Hammer (Repeater, ).Brand: Watkins Media. 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 strong but opposing statements and then draws them together to describe many facets of war.

These were Sun Tsu's The Art of War, Von Clausewitz's On War, and Musashi's Book of Five Rings. Von Clausewitz was a Prussian General officer and wrote like one.

Very detailed to the nth degree. He would have made an excellent instructor at any of the military academies. This book could be used as a textbook in History, Business, or Philosophy /5(49).

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 ed on: J 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. War, Politics, and Power: Selections from on War, and I Believe and Profess. Carl von Clausewitz $ - $ Preface by Marie von Clausewitz Notice by Clausewitz Introduction by the author Memorandum (written by Clausewitz shortly before his death) Book I: On the Nature of War.

Chpt. 1 What is War. Chpt. 2 End and Means in War Chpt. 3 The Genius for War Chpt. 4 Of Danger in War Chpt. 5 Of Bodily Exertion in War Chpt. 6 Information in War Chpt. Carl von Clausewitz, in full Carl Philipp Gottlieb von Clausewitz, (born June 1,Burg, near Magdeburg, Prussia [Germany]—died Nov.

16,Breslau, Silesia [now Wrocław, Pol.]), Prussian general and military thinker, whose work Vom Kriege (; On War) has become one of the most respected classics on military strategy.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.

Afterby which time his manuscripts on politics, history, philosophy, strategy, and tactics ran into thousands of pages, Clausewitz set to work on a collection of essays analyzing various aspects of war, which gradually coalesced into a comprehensive theory that sought to define universal, permanent elements in war on the basis of a Brand: Princeton University Press.