Warfare And Society In Europe / Edition 1

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415214452
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/16/1999
  • Series: Warfare and History Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 821,292
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Meet the Author

Geoffrey Wawro
Geoffrey Wawro is the General Olinto Mark Barsanti Professor of Military History and Director of the Military History Center at the University of North Texas. Wawro has hosted many programs on the History Channel and taught for several years at the U.S. Naval War College. He received his B.A. from Brown and his Ph.D. from Yale.
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Table of Contents

List of maps
Preface
1 Napoleon and the road to Waterloo 1
2 Restoration and revolution, 1815-49 23
3 Napoleon III and the militarization of Europe, 1848-66 45
4 The rise of Prussia and Italy, 1861-6 73
5 The Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1 100
6 New weapons and the 'new imperialism', 1877-1905 124
7 Sea power and popular navalism, 1890-1914 160
8 War plans and armaments: the deadly spiral, 1911-14 188
9 The outbreak of World War I in 1914 212
Bibliography 226
Index 240
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