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theory of war

P. L. Macdougall

theory of war

illustrated by numerous examples from military history

by P. L. Macdougall

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Published by Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Lieut.-Col. P L Macdougall.
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Open LibraryOL17263390M

Vom Kriege (German pronunciation: [fɔm ˈkʁiːɡə]) is a book on war and military strategy by Prussian general Carl von Clausewitz (–), written mostly after the Napoleonic wars, between and , and published posthumously by his wife Marie von Brühl in It has been translated into English several times as On War. The theory of Just War is known in variant forms since antiquity and several versions exist within both religious and philosophical contexts. Today, there is an international regime which governs war based on a constitution (the Geneva Convention), a legislative body (international meetings and regular sessions of the United Nations Security.

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war," without mentioning the other possibilities covered by the theory in On War. The The dustjacket was even more misleading: It showed an armor-clad hand wielding geometric.

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