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Great powers and little wars : the limits of power

Author: A Hamish Ion; Elizabeth Jane Errington
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1993.
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Addresses the question of small wars and the limits of power from a historical perspective. The theme is developed through case studies of small wars that the Great Powers conducted in Africa and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
History
Military history
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Great powers and little wars.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1993
(OCoLC)645826531
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Hamish Ion; Elizabeth Jane Errington
ISBN: 0275939650 9780275939656
OCLC Number: 25965742
Description: vi, 246 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Great Powers and Little Wars - Limits of Power; India and the North-West Frontier; The Aceh War and the Creation of the Netherlands East Indies State; Hazou, Fazou, Tazou - Forest, Fire and Fever - the French Occupation of Madagascar; The Boer War; Limits to Power - the US Conquest of the Philippines; The Limits of Financial Power - Japanese Foreign Borrowing and the Russo-Japanese War; The Italian-Ethiopian War, October 1935 - November 1941 - Causes, Conduct and Consequences; Afterword - the Imperial Contract - an Ethology of Power.
Responsibility: edited by A. Hamish Ion and E.J. Errington.

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?The editors point out direct and indirect comparisons between late nineteenth century little wars and the present era of persistent regional wars that have interrupted peace in the postnuclear Read more...

 
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