Von Clausewitz, On War

By General Carl von Clausewitz

Introduction by Colonel F. N. Maude

Translated by Colonel J. J. Graham

© 2005 – Routledge

1,132 pages

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About the Book

First published by Routledge & Kegan Paul 1968.

Carl von Clausewitz (1780-1831) was a Prussian General and military writer.

His writings are contained in nine volumes, published posthumously, but his fame rests most upon these three volumes, forming his treatise On War. It reveals war, stripped of all accessories, as the exercise of force for the attainment of a political object, unrestrained by any law save that of expediency, this gives the key to the interpretation of German political aims, past, present and future.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS027000
HISTORY / Military / General
HIS027060
HISTORY / Military / Strategy