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The Origins of Military Thought From the Enlightenment to Clausewitz (Oxford Historical Monographs) by Azar Gat

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • Military intelligence,
  • Unassigned Title,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • Military Science

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9888381M
ISBN 100198202571
ISBN 109780198202578

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