War in Words
Transformations of War From Antiquity to ClausewitzeBook - 2010
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 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.
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter, 2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 431 pages) : illustrations