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

Paperback | March 11, 2000

byJeremy Black

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This brilliant history of warfare is the first to approach the modern era from a global perspective. Investigating both land and sea warfare, Jeremy Black examines weaponry, tactics, strategy, and resources as well as the political, social, and cultural impact of conflict.

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Jeremy Black, author of Maps and History: Constructing Images of the Past and European Warfare, 1660-1815 presents the first history to look at warfare from a global perspective, and delivers a wealth of unique observations equally fascinating to students and scholars of conflict as the general reader. Encompassing weapons, resourc...

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This brilliant history of warfare is the first to approach the modern era from a global perspective. Investigating both land and sea warfare, Jeremy Black examines weaponry, tactics, strategy, and resources as well as the political, social, and cultural impact of conflict.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:346 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:March 11, 2000Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0300082851

ISBN - 13:9780300082852

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Jeremy Black, author of Maps and History: Constructing Images of the Past and European Warfare, 1660-1815 presents the first history to look at warfare from a global perspective, and delivers a wealth of unique observations equally fascinating to students and scholars of conflict as the general reader. Encompassing weapons, resources, tactics and strategies as well as the social, cultural and political impact of conflict, War and the World: Military Power and the Fate of Continents, 1450-2000 is enhanced by a wealth of stunning illustrations.