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The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth CenturyThe Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century

Larry H. Addington

Narrated by Bob Neufeld

Available from Audible

Book published by Indiana University Press

This new edition is a concise history of warfare from the American Revolution to Operation Desert Storm. Addington provides a comprehensive picture of the evolution of modern warfare. He discusses developments in strategies and tactics, logistics and weaponry, and provides detailed discussions of important battles and campaigns. His book is an excellent introduction for both students and the general reader.

Larry H. Addington is Professor Emeritus of History at The Citadel. He has been a guest lecturer at the Naval War College, the Marine Command and Staff College, and at various Army schools. He is author of The Blitzkrieg Era, The Patterns of War Through the Eighteenth Century, and The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century.


“This important work ... synthesizes the evolution of warfare from 1775 to the present.”

Military Review

“There is nothing else in print that tells so much so concisely about how war has been conducted since the days of Gen. George Washington.”

—Russell F. Weigley

“A superior synthesis. Well written, nicely organized, remarkably comprehensive, and laced with facts.”

Military Affairs

“A concise, highly readable survey of pre- 19th-century warfare.”


“A remarkable tour de force covering a vast span of time, different cultures, warfare by land and sea.”

—Gunther Rothenberg

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