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The Resource On war, Carl von Clausewitz ; edited and translated by Michael Howard and Peter Paret ; introductory essays by Peter Paret, Michael Howard, and Bernard Brodie ; with a commentary by Bernard Brodie ; index by Rosalie West

On war, Carl von Clausewitz ; edited and translated by Michael Howard and Peter Paret ; introductory essays by Peter Paret, Michael Howard, and Bernard Brodie ; with a commentary by Bernard Brodie ; index by Rosalie West

Label
On war
Title
On war
Statement of responsibility
Carl von Clausewitz ; edited and translated by Michael Howard and Peter Paret ; introductory essays by Peter Paret, Michael Howard, and Bernard Brodie ; with a commentary by Bernard Brodie ; index by Rosalie West
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1780-1831
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clausewitz, Carl von
Credits note
"Prepared under the auspices of the Center of International Studies, Princeton University."
Dewey number
355
Index
index present
LC call number
U102
LC item number
.C65 1984
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1922-
  • 1910-1978
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Howard, Michael
  • Paret, Peter
  • Brodie, Bernard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Military art and science
  • War
Label
On war, Carl von Clausewitz ; edited and translated by Michael Howard and Peter Paret ; introductory essays by Peter Paret, Michael Howard, and Bernard Brodie ; with a commentary by Bernard Brodie ; index by Rosalie West
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Vom Kriege
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introductory Essays. 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? -- Purpose and Means in War -- On Military Genius -- On Danger in War -- On Physical Effort in War -- Intelligence in War -- Friction in War -- Concluding Observations on Book One -- Book Two. On the Theory of War. Classifications of the Art of War -- On the Theory of War -- Art of War or Science of War -- Method and Routine -- Critical Analysis -- On Historical Examples -- Book Three. On Strategy in General. Strategy -- Elements of Strategy -- Moral Factors -- The Principal Moral Elements -- Military Virtues of the Army -- Boldness -- Perseverance -- Superiority of Numbers -- Surprise -- Cunning -- Concentration of Forces in Space -- Unification of Forces in Time -- The Strategic Reserve -- Economy of Force -- The Geometrical Factor -- The Suspension of Action in War -- The Character of Contemporary Warfare -- Tension and Rest -- Book Four. The Engagement. Introduction -- The Nature of Battle Today -- The Engagement in General -- The Engagement in General-Continued -- The Significance of the Engagement -- Duration of the Engagement -- Mutual Agreement to Fight -- The Battle: Its Decision -- The Battle-Continued: The Effects of Victory -- The Battle-Continued: The Use of Battle -- Strategic Means of Exploiting Victory -- Retreat after a Lost Battle -- Night Operations -- Book Five. Military Forces. General Survey -- The Army, the Theater of Operations, the Campaign -- Relative Strength -- Relationship between the Branches of the Service -- The Army's Order of Battle -- General Disposition of the Army -- Advance Guard and Outposts -- Operational Use of Advanced Corps -- Camps -- Marches -- Marches-Continued -- Marches-Concluded -- Billets -- Maintenance and Supply -- Base of Operations -- Lines of Communication -- Terrain -- The Command of Heights
  • Book Six. Defense. Attack and Defense -- The Relationship between Attack and Defense in Tactics -- The Relationship between Attack and Defense in Strategy -- Convergence of Attack and Divergence of Defense -- The Character of Strategic Defense -- Scope of the Means of Defense -- Interaction between Attack and Defense -- Types of Resistance -- The Defensive Battle -- Fortresses -- Fortresses-Continued -- Defensive Positions -- Fortified Positions and Entrenched Camps -- Flank Positions -- Defensive Mountain Warfare -- Defensive Mountain Warfare-Continued -- Defensive Mountain Warfare-Concluded -- Defense of Rivers and Streams -- Defense of Rivers and Streams-Continued -- A. Defense of Swamps. B. Inundations -- Defense of Forests -- The Cordon -- The Key to the Country -- Operations on a Flank -- Retreat to the Interior of the Country -- The People in Arms -- Defense of a Theater of Operations -- Defense of a Theater of Operations-Continued -- Defense of a Theater of Operations-Continued: Phased Resistance -- Defense of a Theater of Operations-Concluded: Where a Decision Is Not the Objective -- Book Seven. The Attack. Attack in Relation to Defense -- The Nature of Strategic Attack -- The Object of the Strategic Attack -- The Diminishing Force of the Attack -- The Culminating Point of the Attack -- Destruction of the Enemy's Forces -- The Offensive Battle -- River Crossings -- Attack on Defensive Positions -- Attack on Entrenched Camps -- Attack on a Mountainous Area -- Attack on Cordons -- Maneuver -- Attacks on Swamps, Flooded Areas, and Forests -- Attack on a Theater of War: Seeking a Decision -- Attack on a Theater of War: Not Seeking a Decision -- Attack on Fortresses -- Attack on Convoys -- Attack on an Enemy Army in Billets -- Diversions -- Invasion -- The Culminating Point of Victory -- Book Eight. War Plans. Introduction -- Absolute War and Real War -- A. Interdependence of the Elements of War. B. Scale of the Military Objective and of the Effort To Be Made -- Closer Definition of the Military Objective: The Defeat of the Enemy -- Closer Definition of the Military Objective-Continued: Limited Aims -- A. The Effect of the Political Aim on the Military Objective. B. War Is an Instrument of Policy -- The Limited Aim: Offensive War -- The Limited Aim: Defensive War -- The Plan of a War designed to Lead to the Total Defeat of the Enemy -- A Commentary. A Guide to the Reading of On War / Bernard Brodie
Control code
ocm10430795
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 732 pages
Isbn
9780691018546
Lccn
84003401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)10430795
Label
On war, Carl von Clausewitz ; edited and translated by Michael Howard and Peter Paret ; introductory essays by Peter Paret, Michael Howard, and Bernard Brodie ; with a commentary by Bernard Brodie ; index by Rosalie West
Publication
Note
Translation of: Vom Kriege
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introductory Essays. 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? -- Purpose and Means in War -- On Military Genius -- On Danger in War -- On Physical Effort in War -- Intelligence in War -- Friction in War -- Concluding Observations on Book One -- Book Two. On the Theory of War. Classifications of the Art of War -- On the Theory of War -- Art of War or Science of War -- Method and Routine -- Critical Analysis -- On Historical Examples -- Book Three. On Strategy in General. Strategy -- Elements of Strategy -- Moral Factors -- The Principal Moral Elements -- Military Virtues of the Army -- Boldness -- Perseverance -- Superiority of Numbers -- Surprise -- Cunning -- Concentration of Forces in Space -- Unification of Forces in Time -- The Strategic Reserve -- Economy of Force -- The Geometrical Factor -- The Suspension of Action in War -- The Character of Contemporary Warfare -- Tension and Rest -- Book Four. The Engagement. Introduction -- The Nature of Battle Today -- The Engagement in General -- The Engagement in General-Continued -- The Significance of the Engagement -- Duration of the Engagement -- Mutual Agreement to Fight -- The Battle: Its Decision -- The Battle-Continued: The Effects of Victory -- The Battle-Continued: The Use of Battle -- Strategic Means of Exploiting Victory -- Retreat after a Lost Battle -- Night Operations -- Book Five. Military Forces. General Survey -- The Army, the Theater of Operations, the Campaign -- Relative Strength -- Relationship between the Branches of the Service -- The Army's Order of Battle -- General Disposition of the Army -- Advance Guard and Outposts -- Operational Use of Advanced Corps -- Camps -- Marches -- Marches-Continued -- Marches-Concluded -- Billets -- Maintenance and Supply -- Base of Operations -- Lines of Communication -- Terrain -- The Command of Heights
  • Book Six. Defense. Attack and Defense -- The Relationship between Attack and Defense in Tactics -- The Relationship between Attack and Defense in Strategy -- Convergence of Attack and Divergence of Defense -- The Character of Strategic Defense -- Scope of the Means of Defense -- Interaction between Attack and Defense -- Types of Resistance -- The Defensive Battle -- Fortresses -- Fortresses-Continued -- Defensive Positions -- Fortified Positions and Entrenched Camps -- Flank Positions -- Defensive Mountain Warfare -- Defensive Mountain Warfare-Continued -- Defensive Mountain Warfare-Concluded -- Defense of Rivers and Streams -- Defense of Rivers and Streams-Continued -- A. Defense of Swamps. B. Inundations -- Defense of Forests -- The Cordon -- The Key to the Country -- Operations on a Flank -- Retreat to the Interior of the Country -- The People in Arms -- Defense of a Theater of Operations -- Defense of a Theater of Operations-Continued -- Defense of a Theater of Operations-Continued: Phased Resistance -- Defense of a Theater of Operations-Concluded: Where a Decision Is Not the Objective -- Book Seven. The Attack. Attack in Relation to Defense -- The Nature of Strategic Attack -- The Object of the Strategic Attack -- The Diminishing Force of the Attack -- The Culminating Point of the Attack -- Destruction of the Enemy's Forces -- The Offensive Battle -- River Crossings -- Attack on Defensive Positions -- Attack on Entrenched Camps -- Attack on a Mountainous Area -- Attack on Cordons -- Maneuver -- Attacks on Swamps, Flooded Areas, and Forests -- Attack on a Theater of War: Seeking a Decision -- Attack on a Theater of War: Not Seeking a Decision -- Attack on Fortresses -- Attack on Convoys -- Attack on an Enemy Army in Billets -- Diversions -- Invasion -- The Culminating Point of Victory -- Book Eight. War Plans. Introduction -- Absolute War and Real War -- A. Interdependence of the Elements of War. B. Scale of the Military Objective and of the Effort To Be Made -- Closer Definition of the Military Objective: The Defeat of the Enemy -- Closer Definition of the Military Objective-Continued: Limited Aims -- A. The Effect of the Political Aim on the Military Objective. B. War Is an Instrument of Policy -- The Limited Aim: Offensive War -- The Limited Aim: Defensive War -- The Plan of a War designed to Lead to the Total Defeat of the Enemy -- A Commentary. A Guide to the Reading of On War / Bernard Brodie
Control code
ocm10430795
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 732 pages
Isbn
9780691018546
Lccn
84003401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)10430795

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