Warfare in the Western World,1882-1975 / Edition 1

Warfare in the Western World,1882-1975 / Edition 1

by Jeremy M. Black
     
 

In this companion volume to Western Warfare, 1775-1882, Jeremy Black takes his analysis of modern warfare into the twentieth century. As before, a distinctive feature of the author's approach is the coverage of both land and naval warfare as well as conflict within the West and between Western and non-Western powers. Beginning with the British conquest of Egypt in… See more details below

Overview

In this companion volume to Western Warfare, 1775-1882, Jeremy Black takes his analysis of modern warfare into the twentieth century. As before, a distinctive feature of the author's approach is the coverage of both land and naval warfare as well as conflict within the West and between Western and non-Western powers. Beginning with the British conquest of Egypt in 1882 the book goes on to examine the major conflicts through the Vietnam War. Jeremy Black offers a new and challenging interpretation of modern warfare that will be required reading not only for students of military history but for all those interested in the impact of war in the making of the modern world.

Author Biography: Jeremy Black MBE is Professor of History at the University of Exeter. He is Editor of the journal Archives and a member of the Council of the British Records Association. His recent publications include Western Warfare, 1775-1882 (Acumen, 2001).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253215093
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
1. Introduction
2. From Egypt to Ethiopia: Western Expansionism 1882-1936
3. The West 1882-1913
4. World War One
5. The Inter-war Years
6. World War Two
7. Naval Power and Warfare
8. Air Power and Warfare
9. The Retreat from Empire: Singapore to Mozambique 1942-1975
10. Military Power in the West 1946-1975
11. Social and Political Contexts
12. Conclusions
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index

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