Patterns of War Through the Eighteenth Century

Patterns of War Through the Eighteenth Century

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Presents a survey of pre 19th-century warfare.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 162.56 x 236.22 x 20.32mm | 476.27g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 9ill.18M.
  • 0253301319
  • 9780253301314

Table of contents

PREFACE ONE. Ancient Warfare before the Age of Rome Pre-civilzed Warfare, 200,000-3200 B.C. Warfare in the Near East, 3200-500 B.C. Early Western Warfare: The Greek Way, 499-362 B.C. The Macedonian Art of War and Alexander the Great Ancient Warfare in India and China TWO. War in the Age of Rome The Roman Army, 509-146 B.C. Roman Expansion, Reforms, and Civil Wars to 29 B.C. The Army of Imperial Rome War in India, China, and Japan THREE. War in the Middle Ages The Byzantine Struggle to Survive Frankish Dominance and Charlemagne From Charlemagne to the Norman Conquest The Age of the Crusades Medieval Warfare at Zenith The Mongol Conquests and Medieval Russia The Hundred Years War, 1337-1453 FOUR. Early Modern Land Warfare, 1494-1721 The Wars for Italy, 1494-1559 The Dutch Revolt, 1568-1648 The Thirty Years War, 1618-1648 The Early Modern Army in England to 1661 The Age of Louis XIV and Peter the Great The patterns of Land Warfare, 1494-1721 FIVE. War under Sail and European Overseas Expansion to 1725 The Early Sailing Navies and the Armada Campaign of 1588 Navies of the 17th and 18th Centuries EnglandOs Rise to Naval Supremacy European Overseas Expansion and Conquest SIX. The Patterns of Neoclassical War, 1725-1789 Land Warfare in the Neoclassical Age The European Navies in the Neoclassical Age European Wars of the Neoclassical Age The Neoclassical Wars Overseas The Legacies of the Neoclassical Age EPILOGUE BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEXshow more

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O ... a concise, highly readable survey of pre- 19th-century warfare.O NChoice OA remarkable tour de force covering a vast span of time, different cultures, warfare by land and sea.O NGunther Rothenberg A history of war and warfare from ancient to early modern times, Larry AddingtonOs new book completes his survey of the patterns of war in the Western world. It explains not only what happened in warfare but why war in a certain time and culture took on distinct and recognizable patterns.show more

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