- Mary Poovey, New York University
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This a classic, a must read for anyone interested in military strategy.
I had just downloaded the Gutenberg edition for free, but that only included the 1st volume, so I wanted to buy the whole book.
The editor, Anatol Rapoport, is a scientist, not an historian, and the commentary is something of a hatchet job.
The book is a masterpiece in of itself. A true companion to Sun Tzu's The Art of War. The book printing is a cheap copy of a pdf you could find online. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tails794
The typeface looks an awful lot like the dot-matrix print of the first computer manual I ever got (in 1981). It is awful, and beyond awful, it is too small (the type) to read. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ned Barnett
I can't really comment on the text so much as the presentation. It looks like whoever put this version together had a Notepad file and just printed it out. It looks terrible. Read morePublished 2 months ago by John M. Hall
Please avoid this edition of On War.
I thought it was a little strange when I opened it and found it was printed in that same small-print Courier font as say a text file... Read more
The version is too dense in content. Regularly a 700+ page book was compressed to a 100+ page book with small letters and low margins and without any notes. It is not a good idea. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Maria
A classic. Every person attempting to learn about Operations Management should read it. The author is basically a philosopher, historian, student of operations. Read morePublished 5 months ago by JC Delgado