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Published: 17 April 2008

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780199540020

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On War

Carl von Clausewitz
Abridged and introduction by Beatrice Heuser, Translated by Michael Howard, and Peter Paret

Oxford World's Classics

  • A newly abridged edition of Clausewitz's classic study of war, using the acclaimed translation by Michael Howard and Peter Paret.
  • Sensitively abridged to retain all the essential chapters on the conduct and philosophy of warfare.
  • Beatrice Heuser's introduction explains the originality of Clausewitz's ideas, his education and background, and summarizes his key theories.
  • Explanatory Notes provide further information on the historical examples cited by Clausewitz.
  • Indexed.

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