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Title:
War in the modern world since 1815
Author:
Black, Jeremy.
Publication Information:
London ; New York : Routledge, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xiv, 268 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Military mobilisation in China / Hans Van de Ven -- South Asia / Douglas Peers -- Japan / Edward Drea -- The United States military, 1815-2000 / Spencer Tucker -- War in modern Latin America / Miguel Angel Centeno -- Sub-Saharan African warfare / John Lamphear -- European warfare 1815-2000 / Peter Wilson -- Naval power and warfare, 1815-2000 / Jan Glete -- Air power and the modern world / John Buckley.
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ISBN:
9780415251396

9780415251402
Format :
Book

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Summary

Conflict is central to human history. It is often the cause, course and consequence of social, cultural and political change. Military history therefore has to be more than a technical analysis of armed conflict. War in the Modern World since 1815addresses war as a cultural phenomenon, discusses its meaning in different socities and explores the various contexts of military action.


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