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Voltaire said, "Machiavelli taught Europe the art of war; it had long been practiced, without being known." For Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527), war was war, and victory the supreme aim to which all other considerations must be subordinated. The Art of War is far from an anachronismits pages outline fundamental questions that theorists of war continue to examine today, making it essential reading for any student of military history, strategy, or theory. Machiavelli believed The Art of War to be his most important work.
This is a fundamental work by the political and military theorist Niccolo Machiavelli, its pages outline questions that theorists of war continue to examine, making it useful reading for any student of military history, strategy, or theory.
A fundamental work by one of the greatest political and military theorists of Western civilization.