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War in Words

Transformations of War from Antiquity to Clausewitz

Ed. by Formisano, Marco / Böhme, Hartmut

Series:Transformationen der Antike 19

    109,95 € / $154.00 / £82.99*

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    Publication Date:
    December 2010
    ISBN
    978-3-11-024542-4
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    Overview

    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.

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    ix, 431 pages
    Language:
    English, German
    Type of Publication:
    Collection
    Keyword(s):
    Antiquity/Reception

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    Reviews

    "I recommend this book to all classicists."
    Francesca Spiegel in BMCR 2011.12.45

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