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    DescriptionThis lucid account of military developments around the modern world begins with the American War of Independence and the French revolutionary wars and continues chronologically to the latest 21st century conflicts. It combines determinedly global coverage with thought-provoking analysis not only of the military aspects of conflict but also its social, cultural, political and economic dimensions and consequences. By placing familiar events alongside the largely unknown, the reader is forced to reassess the standard grand narrative of military history that rests on assumptions of Western cultural and technological superiority. It will be essential reading for students worldwide, whether studying modern military history, modern world history, history and international relations or war and society. This fully updated second edition includes: chapter introductions and conclusions to assist study and revision 'Voices of War' sourced extracts from the field of conflict case studies in each chapter to support the narrative and provoke discussion a 12-page colour map section and over 20 other integrated maps annotated references from the latest publications in the field


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    Title
    Introduction to Global Military History
    Subtitle
    1775 to the Present Day
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jeremy Black
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 174 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 686 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415629201
    ISBN 10: 0415629209
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    BIC E4L: WAR
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HBW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.7T
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    DC22: 355.009
    BISAC V2.8: POL033000
    Libri: MILI4500
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027110
    T&F Categories: , , , , ,
    DC23: 909.8
    T&F Categories: , , , , ,
    LC classification: D295 .B53 2013
    Thema V1.0: NHB, NHW
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    15 black & white halftones, 19 black & white line drawings, 7 colour line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    14 December 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Jeremy Black is Professor of History at the University of Exeter, UK. He is a leading military historian whose books include Rethinking Military History, World war Two: A Military History, and Why Wars Happen. He is editor of the Routledge Warfare and History series and has lectured extensively in North America, Europe and Australasia.
    Review quote
    'Jeremy Black provides a truly global perspective on modern military history. This is the textbook we have been waiting for, generous in its perspectives, precise in detail and fascinating in its explanation.' - John France, United States Military Academy West Point, USA
    Table of contents
    Introduction 1. The World of War in the Late Eighteenth Century 2. Empires Rise and Fall 1800-30 3. Moulding States 1830-80 4. Building Empires 1830-1913 5. World War One 6. Between Two World Wars 7. World War Two 8. Wars of Decolonization 1945-75 9. The Cold War 10. Wars between Non-Western Powers 1945-90 11. War in the 1990s 12. War in the 2000s 13. Conclusions