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Warfare in the Western World, 1882-1975.

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
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In this companion volume to ""Western Warfare, 1775-1882,"" Jeremy Black takes his analysis of modern warfare into the twentieth century. As before, a distinctive feature of the author's approach is the coverage of both land and naval warfare as well as conflict within the West and between Western and non-Western powers. Beginning with the British conquest of Egypt in 1882, this book goes on to examine the  Read more...
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History
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Black, Jeremy.
Warfare in the Western World, 1882-1975.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Black
ISBN: 9781317489740 1317489748 1902683447 9781902683447 1902683439 9781902683430
OCLC Number: 898771410
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (256 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1 From Egypt to Ethiopia: Western Expansionism, 1882-1936; 2 The West, 1882-1913; 3 World War One, 1914-18; 4 The Inter-war Years; 5 World War Two; 6 Naval Power and Warfare; 7 Air Power and Warfare; 8 The Retreat from Empire: Singapore to Mozambique, 1942-75; 9 Military Power in the West, 1946-1975; 10 Social and Political Contexts; 11 Conclusions; Notes; Selected Further Reading; Index.

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In this companion volume to ""Western Warfare, 1775-1882,"" Jeremy Black takes his analysis of modern warfare into the twentieth century. As before, a distinctive feature of the author's approach is the coverage of both land and naval warfare as well as conflict within the West and between Western and non-Western powers. Beginning with the British conquest of Egypt in 1882, this book goes on to examine the Spanish-American War of 1898, the Boer War and the Balkan conflicts leading to world war in 1914. A revisionist account of the First World War is followed by a discussion of Western expansio.

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