War in Words
Transformations of War from Antiquity to Clausewitz
Ed. by Formisano, Marco / Böhme, Hartmut
Series:Transformationen der Antike 19
Aims and Scope
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 modelsof knowledge and differentkinds 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.
- ix, 431 pages
- English, German
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"I recommend this book to all classicists."
Francesca Spiegel in BMCR 2011.12.45