Warfare And Society In Europe / Edition 1

Warfare And Society In Europe / Edition 1

by Geoffrey Wawro
     
 

Combining original research with the latest scholarship Warfare and Society in Europe, 1792 - 1914 examines war and its aftermath from Napoleonic times to the outbreak of the First World War. Throughout, this fine book treats warfare as a social and political phenomenon no less than a military and technologial one, and includes discussions on:

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Combining original research with the latest scholarship Warfare and Society in Europe, 1792 - 1914 examines war and its aftermath from Napoleonic times to the outbreak of the First World War. Throughout, this fine book treats warfare as a social and political phenomenon no less than a military and technologial one, and includes discussions on:

* The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars
* Napoleon III and the militarization of Europe
* Bismark, Molkte, and the Franco-Prussian War, 1870-71
* new technologies and weapons
* seapower, imperialism and naval warfare
* the origins and outbreak of the First World War.

For anyone studying, or with in interest in European warfare, this book details the evolution of land and naval warfare and highlights the swirling interplay of society, politics and military decision making.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415214452
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/16/1999
Series:
Warfare and History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

List of maps
Preface
1Napoleon and the road to Waterloo1
2Restoration and revolution, 1815-4923
3Napoleon III and the militarization of Europe, 1848-6645
4The rise of Prussia and Italy, 1861-673
5The Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1100
6New weapons and the 'new imperialism', 1877-1905124
7Sea power and popular navalism, 1890-1914160
8War plans and armaments: the deadly spiral, 1911-14188
9The outbreak of World War I in 1914212
Bibliography226
Index240

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