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Decoding Clausewitz : a new approach to On war

Author: Jon Tetsuro Sumida
Publisher: Lawrence, KS : University Press of Kansas, ©2008.
Series: Modern war studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For nearly two centuries, On War, by Carl Phillip Gottfried von Clausewitz (1780-1831), has been the bible for statesmen and military professionals, strategists, theorists, and historians concerned about armed conflict. But, as Jon Sumida shows in this daring new look at Clausewitz's magnum opus, its full meaning has eluded most readers - until now." "Approaching Clausewitz's classic as if it were an encoded text,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sumida, Jon Tetsuro, 1949-
Decoding Clausewitz.
Lawrence, KS : University Press of Kansas, ©2008
(OCoLC)760169095
Named Person: Carl von Clausewitz; Carl von Clausewitz; Carl von Clausewitz
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Tetsuro Sumida
ISBN: 9780700616169 0700616160
OCLC Number: 213765799
Description: xix, 234 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Theorists: Dismissal: Antoine Henri Jomini ; Advocacy: Julian Corbett ; Repudiation: Basil Liddell Hart --
2. Scholars: Text: Raymond Aron ; Context: Peter Paret ; Method: W.B. Gallie --
3. Antecedents and anticipations: Historical analysis ; Philosophical invention ; Scientific perspective --
4. Imagining high command and defining strategic choice: Absolute war and genius ; History and theory ; Defense and Attack --
Conclusions --
Appendix 1. A pictorial representation of critical analysis --
Appendix 2. Bach's St. Matthew Passion as a model for critical analysis.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Responsibility: Jon Tetsuro Sumida.
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