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If contrasts emerge more clearly by 1750 and, even more, by 1850, it can be asked whether this was due to essential differences or to stages in a developmental process, the latter a thesis advanced by those interested in Westernisation and diffusion, and, notably, in some of the writing on Indian military history, or to contingency. Moreover, contrasts between West and non-West have to be set alongside a reality of variety in both West and non-West, with these variations also involving overlap with the other category.
Economy of Force Clausewitz used the phrase “economy of force” literally—meaning to get the most out of one’s forces. “We must always keep in mind,” he warned, “that no part of 27 The defense receives special attention in Vom Kriege, Book VI, “Defense,” Chapters 1–5; see also Book I, Chapter 1; Book VII, “Attack,” Chapters 1–2; and Book VIII, “The Plan of War,” Chapter 8. 28 Vom Kriege, III/8, p. 374; On War, p. 195. 29 Vom Kriege, III/11, p. 388; On War, p. 204. ” “We should not waste forces by sending them on trivial missions and we should have as many forces engaging our opponent as possible.
I deals with pure logic (or reason), while vol. II pertains to applied logic. For discussion of Kiesewetter’s value to Clausewitz see: Peter Paret, Clausewitz and the State: The Man, His Theories, and His Times (Princeton: Princeton University, 1985), p. 69; Hans Rothfels, Carl von Clausewitz: Politik und Krieg (Berlin: Dümmler, 1920), pp. 23–4; and Werner Hahlweg, ‘Philosophie und Theorie bei Clausewitz,’ in U. , Freiheit ohne Krieg? Beiträge zur Strategie-Diskussion der Gegenwart im Spiegel der Theorien von Carl von Clausewitz (Bonn: Dümmler, 1980), pp.