Karl von Clausewitz (1780-1831)

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List of Works
[On War]   [Principles of War]  

On War (pub. 1932) [GBF,HTR]
On War was a draft manuscript under revision at Clausewitz' death; his wife completed revision of the maniscript and had it published. The original publication was of books I-III only, hence I have not treated the English excerpts as "fragments" for coding purposes.
  • HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at the Clausewitz Home Page (Translated by Colonel J.J. Graham)
  • Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg (Translated by Colonel J.J. Graham)
  • German HTML (Multi-page, indexed; complete books I-VIII) at Projekt Gutenberg DE
  • German HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at the Clausewitz Home Page

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Paperback edition titled The Book of War, including Sun Tzu's The Art of War and Karl von Clausewitz' On War (Modern Library, 2000, 973 pg).
  • Paperback edition, edited by Anatol Rapoport (Viking, 1983, 973 pg).
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Principles of War (1912)
A precursor to his later (and more comprehensive) work On War.
  • HTML (Single page, 86 KB) at the Clausewitz Home Page (Translated by Hans Gatzke)
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