The army of Flanders and the Spanish Road, 1567-1659 : the logistics of Spanish victory and defeat in the Low Countries' Wars (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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The army of Flanders and the Spanish Road, 1567-1659 : the logistics of Spanish victory and defeat in the Low Countries' Wars

Author: Geoffrey Parker
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Series: Cambridge studies in early modern history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats
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The publication of The Army of Flanders and the Spanish Road in 1972 marked the birth of the 'new military history', and has been constantly cited since its first publication. This revised second  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Parker
ISBN: 052183600X 9780521836005 0521543924 9780521543927
OCLC Number: 937304595
Notes: Previous edition: 1972.
Description: xxix, 291 s. : illustrations.
Contents: List of illustrations; Preface; Preface to the second edition; Acknowledgements; Notes on spelling and currency; Glossary; List of abbreviations; Introduction: the character of the low countries' wars; Part I. Assembling an Army: the Problem of Distance: 1. Mobilization; 2. The military corridors of the army of Flanders; 3. The Spanish road; 4. The high command; Part II. Maintaining an Army: the Problem of Resources: 5. The army of Flanders and grand strategy; 6. Financial resources; 7. Life in the army of Flanders; 8. Mutiny; 9. Wastage and 'reformation'; 10. Demobilization; Conclusion: Spain, its enemies and the revolt of the Netherlands; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in early modern history.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Parker.
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