On War

ISBN-10: 0140444270

ISBN-13: 9780140444278

Edition: 1968 (Abridged)

Authors: Carl von Clausewitz, Anatol Rapoport, J. J. Graham

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Written at the time of Napoleon's greatest campaigns, Prussian solider and writer Carl von Clausewitz created this landmark treatise on the art of warfare, which presented war as part of a coherent system of political thought.
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 1968
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/18/1982
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Anatol Rapoport is professor at the University of Toronto, and a fellow at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has written over four hundred articles, and is author of the following books: Conflict in Man Made Environment ; Game Theory as a Theory of Conflict Resolution ; and General Systems Theory . He is widely recognized as the dean of war and peace studies in North America.

Preface to the Pelican Edition
On War
Introduction of the Author
Brief Memoir of General Clausewitz by The Translator
On the Nature of War
What is War?
End and Means in War
The Genius for War
Of Danger in War
Of Bodily Exertion in War
Information in War
Friction in War
Concluding Remarks
On the Theory of War
Branches of the Art of War
On the Theory of War
Art or Science of War
On Examples
Of Strategy in General
Elements of Strategy
Moral Forces
The Chief Moral Powers
Military Virtue of an Army
Superiority of Numbers
The Surprise
Assembly of Forces in Space
Assembly of Forces in Time
Strategic Reserve
Economy of Forces
Geometrical Element
On the Suspension of the Act in War
On the Character of Modern War
Tension and Rest
The Combat
Character of the Modern Battle
The Combat in General
The Combat in General (continuation)
On the Signification of the Combat
Duration of the Combat
Decision of the Combat
Mutual Understanding as to a Battle
The Battle
Effects of Victory
The Use of the Battle
Strategic Means of Utilizing Victory
Retreat After a Lost Battle
Sketches for Book Eight Plan of War
Absolute and Real War
Interdependence of the Parts in War
Of the Magnitude of the Object of the War, and the Efforts to be Made
Ends in War More Precisely Defined - Overthrow of the Enemy
Ends in War More Precisely Defined (continued) - Limited Object
Influence of the Political Object on the Military Object
War as an Instrument of Policy
Concluding Remarks
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