The Military Revolution: Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, 1500-1800 (Hardback)
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Short Description for The Military Revolution This work attempts to explain how the West, so small and so deficient in natural resources in 1500, came to control over one-third of the world by 1800. The author examines the reasons, military and industrial, which brought about this domination.
- Published: 01 June 1988
- Format: Hardback 256 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780521326070 ISBN 10: 0521326079
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Full description for The Military Revolution
Looks how firearms affected the development of offensive and defensive strategy, discusses the creation of ocean-going warships, and describes how these developments gave the Western powers military superiority