Warfare and Society in Europe, 1792- 1914

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Routledge, 4 янв. 2002 г. - Всего страниц: 256

Combining original research with the latest scholarship Warfare and Society in Europe, 1792 - 1914 examines war and its aftermath from Napoleonic times to the outbreak of the First World War. Throughout, this fine book treats warfare as a social and political phenomenon no less than a military and technologial one, and includes discussions on:

* The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars
* Napoleon III and the militarization of Europe
* Bismark, Molkte, and the Franco-Prussian War, 1870-71
* new technologies and weapons
* seapower, imperialism and naval warfare
* the origins and outbreak of the First World War.

For anyone studying, or with in interest in European warfare, this book details the evolution of land and naval warfare and highlights the swirling interplay of society, politics and military decision making.

 

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Napoleon and the road to Waterloo
1
Restoration and revolution 181549
23
Napoleon III and the militarization of Europe 184866
45
The rise of Prussia and Italy 18616
73
The FrancoPrussian War of 18101
100
New weapons and the new imperialism 18771905
124
Sea power and popular navalism 18901914
160
War plans and armaments the deadly spiral 191114
188
The outbreak of World War I in 1914
212
Bibliography
226
Index
241
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