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European Warfare, 1660-1815
     

European Warfare, 1660-1815

by Professor Jeremy Black
 

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ISBN-10: 185728173X

ISBN-13: 2901857281735

Pub. Date: 03/01/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this incisive study, Jeremy Black presents a wide-ranging analysis of European land and naval warfare from the time of the military revolution of the mid-seventeenth century to the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Focusing not only on warfare in Europe but also on the complex conflicts that involved European states outside Europe (such as the British victories over the

Overview

In this incisive study, Jeremy Black presents a wide-ranging analysis of European land and naval warfare from the time of the military revolution of the mid-seventeenth century to the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Focusing not only on warfare in Europe but also on the complex conflicts that involved European states outside Europe (such as the British victories over the French in North America and India), Black assesses the conduct, cost, and consequences of European wars for major and minor powers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901857281735
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Series:
Warfare and History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
234

Table of Contents


Preface     viii
Abbreviations     xi
Introduction     1
Conflict between Westerners and non-Westerners     14
The nature of conflict     30
Warfare, 1660-88     48
Warfare, 1689-1721     65
Warfare, 1722-55     78
Warfare, 1756-74     93
Warfare, 1775-91     105
Warfare in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic era, 1792-1815     118
Naval power     142
Social and political contexts     165
Conclusions     196
Notes     204
Select bibliography     220
Index     223

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