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Great powers and little wars

Author: A H Ion; Military History Symposium. <Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario, 17, 1991, Kingston, Ontario>.; Royal Military College of Canada. <Kingston, Ontario>.
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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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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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A H Ion; Military History Symposium. <Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario, 17, 1991, Kingston, Ontario>.; Royal Military College of Canada. <Kingston, Ontario>.
ISBN: 0275939650 9780275939656
OCLC Number: 312092064
Description: VI, 246 Seiten : Diagramme Karten
Contents: Introduction 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 U.S. Conquest of the Philipines 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 Ethnology of Power
Responsibility: [17th Military History Symposium, Royal Military Colleg of Canada]. Ed. by A. Hamish Ion ...

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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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