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Reimagining war in the 21st century [electronic resource] : from Clausewitz to network-centric warfare / Manabrata Guha.

Author/Creator:
Guha, Manabrata.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, c2011.
Series:
Routledge critical security studies series.
Routledge Critical Security Studies
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (241 p.)
Subjects:
Clausewitz, Carl von, 1780-1831.
War.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book interrogates the philosophical backdrop of Clausewitzian notions of war, and asks whether modern, network-centric militaries can still be said to serve the 'political'. In light of the emerging theories and doctrines of Network-Centric War (NCW), this book traces the philosophical backdrop against which the more common theorizations of war and its conduct take place. Tracing the historical and philosophical roots of modern war from the 17th Century through to the present day, this book reveals that far from paralyzing the project of re-problematisating war
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Prelude to Clausewitz; 2 Clausewitz and the architectonic of war; 3 Machining (network-centric) war; 4 Theorizing war in the Age of Networks; 5 Concept-war; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliograpical references (p. [212]-228) and index.
ISBN:
1-136-94980-1
1-282-78167-7
9786612781674
0-203-84864-0
OCLC:
664551677
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