Author: Prof. Jeremy BlackISBN: 978-954-320-340-6
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Jeremy Black (born on October 30, 1955) is one of the best known British specialists in the history of warfare, a professor at the University of Exeter, a member of the Centre for the Study of America and the West, as well as of the Prestigious Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is the author of more than a hundred studies on modern history and warfare."Warfare (1660-1975)" combines three of his works, which, in all, cover more than three hundred years of history.
From the military revolution in Europe in the middle of the 17th century, through the Ancien Régime, the Napoleonic Era, the appearance and spread of recruited armies, the modernization of warfare during the industrial revolution, and down to the great world conflicts of the 20th century, the interwar period and the time after 1945, Blake uses a global approach to describe and analyze the civil and international clashes and their decisive impact on states and people. On the basis of numerous authoritative sources, he presents the armament, tactics and strategy but also the social and political context of military events that have left a lasting mark on the face and development of nations and mankind.
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