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Small Powers in the Age of Total War, 1900-1940.

By: Amersfoort, Herman.
Contributor(s): Klinkert, Wim.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.History of Warfare: Publisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2011Description: 1 online resource (384 p.).ISBN: 9789004204331.Subject(s): Belgium - Military policy - History - 20th century | Belgium -- Military policy -- History -- 20th century | Denmark - Military policy - History - 20th century | Denmark -- Military policy -- History -- 20th century | Europe - History, Military - 20th century | Europe -- History, Military -- 20th century | Netherlands - Military policy - History - 20th century | Netherlands -- Military policy -- History -- 20th century | Neutrality - Europe - History - 20th century | Neutrality -- Europe -- History -- 20th century | Neutrality, Armed - Europe - History - 20th century | Neutrality, Armed -- Europe -- History -- 20th century | Norway - Military policy - History - 20th century | Norway -- Military policy -- History -- 20th century | Switzerland - Military policy - History - 20th century | Switzerland -- Military policy -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1914-1918 - Europe | World War, 1914-1918 -- Europe | World War, 1914-1918 - Influence | World War, 1914-1918 -- InfluenceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Small Powers in the Age of Total War, 1900-1940DDC classification: 355.033549 | 355/.033549 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Small Powers in the Age of Total War, 1900-1940; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; Chapter One: Introduction. Small States in a Big World; Chapter Two: 'Too Good to Be True?' European Hopes for Neutrality before 1914; Chapter Three: Neutral Tones. The Netherlands and Switzerland and Their Interpretations of Neutrality 1914-1918; Chapter Four: Fall K. German Offensive Plans Against the Netherlands 1916-1918; Chapter Five: German War Plans Against Denmark 1916-1918; Chapter Six: The Development of the Air Defence of Copenhagen
Chapter Seven: The Debate on Denmark's Defence 1900-1940Chapter Eight: Small Nations under the Gun. Europe 1914-1940; Chapter Nine: The German Army in the Interwar Years; Chapter Ten: Between Passéisme and Modernisation? The Case of the Belgian Fortification System 1926-1940; Chapter Eleven: Give us Back our Field Army! The Dutch Army Leadership and the Operational Planning During the Interwar Years; Chapter Twelve: Neutrality Guard or Preparations for War? The Norwegian Armed Forces and the Coming of the Second World War
Chapter Thirteen: The Development of the Swiss Army's Combat Methods after the First World WarChapter Fourteen: Strategic Dilemmas of a Small Power with Colonial Empire. The Netherlands East Indies 1936-1941; Bibliography; Name Index; Geographical Index
Summary: In the period 1900-1940 the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Norway and Switzerland reacted in divergent ways to the same foreign military threats. This volume argues that their internal politics and politico-military strategic culture are vital keys to understanding those differences.
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Small Powers in the Age of Total War, 1900-1940; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; Chapter One: Introduction. Small States in a Big World; Chapter Two: 'Too Good to Be True?' European Hopes for Neutrality before 1914; Chapter Three: Neutral Tones. The Netherlands and Switzerland and Their Interpretations of Neutrality 1914-1918; Chapter Four: Fall K. German Offensive Plans Against the Netherlands 1916-1918; Chapter Five: German War Plans Against Denmark 1916-1918; Chapter Six: The Development of the Air Defence of Copenhagen

Chapter Seven: The Debate on Denmark's Defence 1900-1940Chapter Eight: Small Nations under the Gun. Europe 1914-1940; Chapter Nine: The German Army in the Interwar Years; Chapter Ten: Between Passéisme and Modernisation? The Case of the Belgian Fortification System 1926-1940; Chapter Eleven: Give us Back our Field Army! The Dutch Army Leadership and the Operational Planning During the Interwar Years; Chapter Twelve: Neutrality Guard or Preparations for War? The Norwegian Armed Forces and the Coming of the Second World War

Chapter Thirteen: The Development of the Swiss Army's Combat Methods after the First World WarChapter Fourteen: Strategic Dilemmas of a Small Power with Colonial Empire. The Netherlands East Indies 1936-1941; Bibliography; Name Index; Geographical Index

In the period 1900-1940 the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Norway and Switzerland reacted in divergent ways to the same foreign military threats. This volume argues that their internal politics and politico-military strategic culture are vital keys to understanding those differences.

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