The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century
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The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century

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"This important work... synthesizes the evolution of warfare from 1775 to the present." -Military ReviewA thorough revision of a highly successful text, this new edition provides a comprehensive picture of the evolution of modern warfare.From reviews of the first edition:"There is nothing else in print that tells so much so concisely about how war has been conducted since the days of Gen. George Washington."-Russell F. Weigley"A superior synthesis. Well written, nicely organized, remarkably comprehensive, and laced with facts."-Military Affairsshow more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 162.56 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 430.91g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0253208602
  • 9780253208606
  • 1,434,671

About Larry H. Addington

LARRY H. ADDINGTON is Professor of History at The Citadel and has taught military history for more than twenty-five years. His previous books include The Blitzkrieg Era and the German General Staff and The Patterns of War through the Eighteenth Century.show more

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From reviews of the first edition: "There is nothing else in print that tells so much so concisely about how war has been conducted since the days of Gen. George Washington." - Russell F. Weigley "A superior synthesis. Well written, nicely organized, remarkably comprehensive, and laced with facts." - Military Affairs "This important work ... synthesizes the evolution of warfare from 1775 to the present." - Military Reviewshow more

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