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The lessons of history

Author: Michael Howard
Publisher: Oxford : Clarenden Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brings together the major articles and lectures of Sir Michael Howard during his time as Regius Professor of Modern History in the University of Oxford between 1980 and 1989.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Howard
ISBN: 0198215819 9780198215813
OCLC Number: 25733650
Description: 217 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "The lessons of history": An inaugural lecture given in the University of Oxford, March 1981, p. 6 --
Empires, nations and wars, p. 21 --
Prussia in European history, p. 49 --
Empire, race and war in pre-1914 Britain, p. 63 --
The Edwardian arms race, p. 81 --
Men against fire: the doctrine of the offensive in 1914, p. 97 --
Europe on the eve of the First World War, p. 113 --
1945-end of an era?, p. 127 --
Ideology and international relations, p. 139 --
Churchill and the era of national unity, p. 152 --
War and social change, p. 166 --
Military experience in European literature, p. 177 --
Structure and process in history: a valedictory lecture given in the University of Oxford, May 1989, p. 199.
Responsibility: Michael Howard.

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