The Origins of Military Thought: From the Enlightenment to Clausewitz

  title={The Origins of Military Thought: From the Enlightenment to Clausewitz},
  author={Azar Gat},
  • A. Gat
  • Published 7 November 1991
  • History
Introduction: Machiavelli and the classical notion of the lessons of history in the study of war. Part 1 The military school of the Enlightenment: Montecuccoli - the impact of proto-science on military theory the military thinkers of the French Enlightenment - the quest for a general theory of war - De Saxe, Puysegur, Turpin, de Crisse, Maizeroy, Guibert the military thinkers of the German "Aufklarung" - Lloyd, Bulow through the Napoleonic Age - Archduke Charles and the Austrian Military School… 

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