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Lessons Of War As Taught By The Great Masters And Others

Author : France James Soady
ISBN : OXFORD:600020778
Genre : Military art and science
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International Politics And Warfare In The Age Of Louis Xiv And Peter The Great

Author : William Young
ISBN : 9780595329922
Genre : History
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The Peace of Westphalia (1648), ending the Thirty Years' War, resulted in the rise of the modern European states system. However, dynasticism, power politics, commerce, and religion continued to be the main issues driving International politics and warfare. Dr. William Young examines war and diplomacy during the Age of Louis XIV and Peter the Great. His study focuses on the later part of the Franco-Spanish War, the Wars of Louis XIV, and the Anglo-Dutch Wars in the West. In addition, the author explores the wars of the Baltic Region and East Europe, including the Thirteen Years' War, Second Northern War, War of the Holy League, and the Great Northern War. The study includes a guide to the historical literature concerning war and diplomacy during this period. It includes bibliographical essays and a valuable annotated bibliography of over six hundred books, monographs, dissertations, theses, journal articles, and essays published in the English language. International Politics and Warfare in the Age of Louis XIV and Peter the Great is a valuable resource for individuals interested in the history of diplomacy, warfare, and Early Modern Europe.

Dumfriesshire In The Great War

Author : Timothy McCracken
ISBN : 9781473854413
Genre : History
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In Dumfriesshire, the most striking change during the Great War was to occur around Gretna. Here the largest cordite factory in the UK was established, work commencing on the factory in 1915, with completion in 1916.Throughout the region the impact of the First World War was felt greatly by the local communities, which were decimated by the losses suffered during the conflict. The huge influx of workers to H.M. Factory Gretna disrupted areas of daily life and caused an increase in crime. The population of Dumfriesshire supported those who directly suffered as a result of the war, in a number of ways, including the production of wound dressings, the provision of auxiliary hospitals and fundraising efforts to provide support to refugees.Thematic chapters, considering aspects such as recruitment, voluntary medical service and commemoration, illustrate experiences of the Dumfriesshire population, shaped by the First World War.The book contributes to wider understanding of the impact of the First World War, particularly in rural areas, and as such will be of relevance to readers with an interest in cultural and social history.

Warfare In Europe 1815914

Author : Peter H. Wilson
ISBN : 9781351125956
Genre : Social Science
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The history of nineteenth-century European warfare is framed by the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 and the outbreak of the First World War in 1914. The Crimean War and the struggles for Italian and German unification divide this century in two. In the first half, armies struggled to emerge from the shadow of Napoleon amidst an era of financial retrenchment, political unrest and accelerating technological change. The mid-century wars left an equally problematic legacy, including aspects that pointed towards 'total war'. The 26 essays in this volume examine these changes from a variety of innovative and fresh perspectives.

Popular Biography

Author : Samuel Griswold Goodrich
ISBN : UCAL:$B184311
Genre : Adventure and adventurers
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The Annual Register Or A View Of The History Politics And Literature For The Year

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Genre : History
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Warfare And Armed Conflicts

Author : Micheal Clodfelter
ISBN : 9781476625850
Genre : History
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In its revised and updated fourth edition, this exhaustive encyclopedia provides a record of casualties of war from the last five centuries through 2015, with new statistical and analytical information. Figures include casualties from global terrorism, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the fight against the Islamic State. New entries cover an additional 20 armed conflicts between 1492 and 2007 not included in previous editions. Arranged roughly by century and subdivided by world region, chronological entries include the name and dates of the conflict, precursor events, strategies and details, the outcome and its aftermath.

History Of The Wars Of The French Revolution

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ISBN : PRNC:32101073818740
Genre : France
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The Great War Letters Of Roland Mountfort

Author : Roland Mountford
ISBN : 9781906510794
Genre : Soldiers
File Size : 67. 87 MB
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Between 1914 and 1918, Roland Mountfort served in the ranks with the Royal Fusiliers (10th and 25th Battalions) on the Western Front. He was a shrewd and highly literate observer of military life and his letters provide an excellent record of a young man's experiences in the Army during the Great War. This title features his letters.

Report Of J W King On European Ships Of War And Their Armament Naval Administration And Economy Marine Constructions Torpedo Warfare Dock Yards Etc Etc

Author : J. W. King
ISBN : BSB:BSB11368361
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