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War and the World Military Power and the Fate of Continents, 1450-2000

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ISBN-10: 0300082851

ISBN-13: 9780300082852

Edition: 2000

Authors: Jeremy Black

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Black argues that although in the 18th century the international balance of power shifted, the European mastery at sea did not inevitably translate into success on land. This study is the first attempt at writing a global history of modern warfare.
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Book details

List price: $48.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 3/11/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 346
Size: 7.13" wide x 9.88" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Illustration Credits
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Gibbonian Strategies
Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Expansion and Warfare
The Seventeenth Century
The Pre-Revolutionary Eighteenth Century
An Age of Revolution and Imperial Reach, 1775-1815
The Nineteenth Century
Warfare and the State, 1450-1900
Twentieth-Century Reflections
Notes
Index