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War in Words: Transformations of War from Antiquity to Clausewitz Marco Formisano

War in Words: Transformations of War from Antiquity to Clausewitz

Marco Formisano

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ISBN : 9783111751160
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431 pages
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Although the paradoxical reality of warfare may elude definition, since antiquity war has been a constitutive element of Western culture- seen from a historical perspective, it gives access to a broad array of tensions between various models ofMoreAlthough the paradoxical reality of warfare may elude definition, since antiquity war has been a constitutive element of Western culture- seen from a historical perspective, it gives access to a broad array of tensions between various models of knowledge and different kinds of tradition. The essays in this volume approach the phenomenon of war from antiquity to Clausewitz from the perspective of a variety of disciplines. Particular attention is given to texts, images, and their interaction.