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Enlightened war
Elisabeth Krimmer, Patricia An ...

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Enlightened war
German theories and cultures of warfare from Frederick the Great to Clausewitz
edited by Elisabeth Krimmer and Patricia Anne Simpson

Published 2011 by Camden House in Rochester, N.Y .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction : enlightened warfare in eighteenth-century Germany / Elisabeth Krimmer and Patricia Anne Simpson. War and enlightenment. Point of recognition: enemy, neighbor, and next of kin in the era of Frederick the Great / Sara Eigen Figal
Writing war and the aesthetics of political literature in the 1790s: Daniel Jenisch's (un)timely seven years' war epic Borussias / Johannes Birgfeld
Cultures of war in classicism and romanticism. Agamemnon on the battlefield of Leipzig: Wilhelm von Humboldt on ancient warriors, modern heroes, and bildung through war / Felix Saure
War, anecdotes, and the backsides of reason: Kleist with Kant / Galili Shahar
"Schon wieder krieg! der kluge horts nicht gern": Goethe, warfare, and Faust II / Elisabeth Krimmer
Recoding the ethics of war in Grimms' Fairy tales / Patricia Anne Simpson
War and gender. On gender wars and amazons : Therese Huber on terror and revolution / Inge Stephan
Angelica Kauffmann's War heroes : (not) painting war in a culture of sensibility / Waltraud Maierhofer
Citizen-soldiers : general conscription in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Ute Frevert
War and theory. Just war and perpetual peace : Kant on the legitimate use of political violence / David Colclasure
Military intelligence : on Carl von Clausewitz's Hermeneutics of disturbance and probability / Arndt Niebisch
Host nations : Carl von Clausewitz and the new U.S. Army-Marine Corps field manual, FM 3-24, MCWP 3-33.5, counterinsurgency / Wolf Kittler.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture


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DD204 .E65 2011

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