The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century, Second Edition

The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century, Second Edition

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The reviews of the first edition include: "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. A thorough revision of a highly successful text, this new edition provides a comprehensive picture of the evolution of modern warfare. Addington discusses developments in strategies and tactics, logistics and weaponry, and provides detailed discussions of important battles and campaigns. His book is an excellent introduction for both students and the general reader. A companion volume, "The Patterns of War through the Eighteenth Century", provides an overview of war and warfare in the West from ancient times to the early modern era.show more

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  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 628.22g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 33 b&w photos
  • 0253301327
  • 9780253301321

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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." NRussell F. Weigley "A superior synthesis. Well written, nicely organized, remarkably comprehensive, and laced with facts." NMilitary Affairs A thorough revision of a highly successful text, this new edition provides a comprehensive picture of the evolution of modern warfare. Addington discusses developments in strategies and tactics, logistics and weaponry, and provides detailed discussions of important battles and campaigns. His book is an excellent introduction for both students and the general reader. A companion volume, The Patterns of War through the Eighteenth Century, provides an overview of war and warfare in the West from ancient times to the early modern era.show more

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