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War in the Modern World since 1815.

By: Black, Jeremy.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Warfare and History: Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2013Copyright date: ©2006Description: 1 online resource (283 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781136402333.Subject(s): Military history, Modern - 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: War in the Modern World since 1815DDC classification: 355.009 LOC classification: D361Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- Notes on contributors -- Preface -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Military mobilization in China, 1840-1949 -- 3 South Asia -- 4 The Imperial Japanese Army (1868-1945): origins, evolution, legacy -- 5 The United States military, 1815-2000 -- 6 War in modern Latin America -- 7 Sub-Saharan African warfare -- 8 European warfare 1815-2000 -- 9 Naval power and warfare 1815-2000 -- 10 Air power and the modern world -- Index.
Summary: Conflict is central to human history. It is often the cause, course and consequence of social, cultural and political change. Military history therefore has to be more than a technical analysis of armed conflict. War in the Modern World since 1815 addresses war as a cultural phenomenon, discusses its meaning in different socities and explores the various contexts of military action.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- Notes on contributors -- Preface -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Military mobilization in China, 1840-1949 -- 3 South Asia -- 4 The Imperial Japanese Army (1868-1945): origins, evolution, legacy -- 5 The United States military, 1815-2000 -- 6 War in modern Latin America -- 7 Sub-Saharan African warfare -- 8 European warfare 1815-2000 -- 9 Naval power and warfare 1815-2000 -- 10 Air power and the modern world -- Index.

Conflict is central to human history. It is often the cause, course and consequence of social, cultural and political change. Military history therefore has to be more than a technical analysis of armed conflict. War in the Modern World since 1815 addresses war as a cultural phenomenon, discusses its meaning in different socities and explores the various contexts of military action.

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