Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Book 1, On The Nature of War : Chapter 1, Introduction, Notes & What is War? Abstract
* In Book 1, Chapter 1 the reader is told that the work was translated by Michael Howard and Peter Paret, while the introduction was compiled by Beatrice Heuser.
* The introduction helps to put the book into historical context, particularly that of Europe and the outlook...
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