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War and society in revolutionary Europe, 1770-1870 / Geoffrey Best.

By: Best, Geoffrey.
Material type: TextTextSeries: War and European society: Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1998Description: 336 p. ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0773517618; 9780773517615; 077351760X; 9780773517608.Subject(s): 1789-1900 | Social classes -- Europe -- History -- 18th century | Social classes -- Europe -- History -- 19th century | Europe -- History, Military -- 19th century | Europe -- History -- 1789-1900 | Europe -- Histoire militaire -- 19e siècle | Europe -- Histoire -- 1789-1900 | Europe -- History, Military | France -- History -- 1789-1900 | EuropeGenre/Form: History. | Military history.DDC classification: 940.2/8 Other classification: cci1icc
Contents:
Rumblings of revolution -- The French and the rest -- After Napoleon.
Review: "Beginning with the armies, navies and internal security forces of Europe on the eve of the French Revolution, the author explains in detail the vast armed forces and militarized societies of the Napoleonic age. He then proceeds to an analysis of the contest between Europe's continuing revolutionary underground and the armies of reactionary and alien governments, culminating with the revolutions and wars of national liberation of 1848-66"--Jacket.
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New book University of Texas At Tyler
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D299 .B48 1998 (Browse shelf) Available 0000002246171

First published: New York : Fontana, 1982.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Rumblings of revolution -- The French and the rest -- After Napoleon.

"Beginning with the armies, navies and internal security forces of Europe on the eve of the French Revolution, the author explains in detail the vast armed forces and militarized societies of the Napoleonic age. He then proceeds to an analysis of the contest between Europe's continuing revolutionary underground and the armies of reactionary and alien governments, culminating with the revolutions and wars of national liberation of 1848-66"--Jacket.

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