Volume 5, Issue 3

What’s in a Name II: “Total War” and Other Terms that Mean Nothing

Donald Stoker
US Naval War College

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About The Author

Donald Stoker is Professor of Strategy and Policy for the US Naval War College’s Monterey Program at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. The author or editor of seven previous books, his most recent work is Carl von Clausewitz: His Life and Work (Oxford University Press, 2014). His The Grand Design: Strategy and the U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865 (Oxford University Press, 2010), won the prestigious Fletcher Pratt award for best non-fiction Civil War book of 2010. In 2016 he was a Fellow of the Changing Character of War Programme at the University of Oxford’s Pembroke College. He is currently co-editing three books on advising and writing a book on limited war.

To Cite This Article

Stoker, Donald, “What’s in a Name II: “Total War” and Other Terms that Mean Nothing,” Infinity Journal, Volume 5, Issue No. 3, fall 2016, pages 21-23.