Beyond the military revolution

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Description "The 17th century has been seen as a period of 'crisis' or transition from the pre-modern to the modern world. Jeremy Black explores this crucial period in world history from the perspective of war and military institutions. Genuinely global in range, the book engages with and challenges the idea of a "military revolution.""--
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Full Title Beyond the military revolution war in the seventeenth century world
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Publish Date 2011
Publish Places Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK
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Publishers Palgrave Macmillan
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War
HISTORY / Modern / 17th Century
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Subtitle war in the seventeenth century world
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Introduction
Sixteenth-Century Background
Conflict, 1590-1615
Conflict, 1616-1650
Conflict, 1650-1683
The Expansion of Europe
Conflict 1683-1707
Naval Capability and Warfare
Warfare, Social Contexts and State Development
Conclusions: Beyond the Military Revolution?
Selected Further Reading.
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Beyond the military revolution
Authors Jeremy Black
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Categories History
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Description The seventeenth century has long been seen as a period of 'crisis' or transition from the pre-modern to the modern world. This book offers a chance to explore this crisis from the perspective of war and military institutions in a way that should appeal to those doing global history. By placing 17th century warfare in a global context, Black challenges conventional chronologies and permits a reappraisal of the debate over what has been seen as the Military Revolution of the early-modern period. The book discusses war with regard to strategic cultures, assesses military capability in terms of tasks and challenges faced and attaches styles of warfare to their social and political contexts. Genuinely global in range, this up-to-date and wide-ranging account provides fresh historiographical insights into this crucial period in world history.
Language en
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Page Count 256
Print Type BOOK
Published Date 2011-04-15
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
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Subtitle War in the Seventeenth Century World
Title Beyond the Military Revolution
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