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War cannot be controlled in future without an understanding of its past. These essays analyse war, its strategic characteristics and its political and social functions, over the past five centuries.
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'Professor Paret's volume has equalled - if not surpassed - the standards set by the first edition...a major work of collaborative scholarship. Reading it is an intellectually in invigorating experience.' HistoryAbout the Author:
Peter Paret is Raymond A. Spruance Professor of International History at Stanford University. He is the author of Clausewitz and the State: The Man, His Theories, and His Times (Princeton Paperback) and editor and translator, with Michael Howard of Clausewitz's On War (Princeton). Gordon A. Craig is J. E. Wallace Sterling Professor of Humanities Emeritus at Stanford University. Felix Gilbert is Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.
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Book Description Oxford University Press. Condition: new. Seller Inventory # think0198200978
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