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A history of military affairs in Western society since the eighteenth century.

Turner, Gordon Brinkerhoff

A history of military affairs in Western society since the eighteenth century.

by Turner, Gordon Brinkerhoff

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Published in [Princeton, N.J.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military art and science -- History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU39 .T87
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6109159M
    LC Control Number52004908
    OCLC/WorldCa1574629

    book is an imaginative understanding of a form of warfare and society that have not existed for two and a half millennia. It also suggests that the Greek way of warfare has informed and influenced the “western way of war” ever since. A must read for the military professional as well as for the reader interested in military : Williamson Murray. For opponents of the Restoration the year suggested that history was moving in a new direction and that the political landscape had changed since the Congress of Vienna. Reform Bill of Eliminated the rotten boroughs and reallocated parliamentary seats, mostly from the rural south to the industrial north.

      The Maritime History of Cornwall sets out to fill this gap, exploring the rich and complex maritime inheritance of this unique peninsula. In a beautifully illustrated volume, individually commissioned contributions from distinguished historians elaborate on the importance of different periods, from the Middle Ages to the twentieth : Philip Payton. United Kingdom - United Kingdom - 18th-century Britain, – When Georg Ludwig, elector of Hanover, became king of Great Britain on August 1, , the country was in some respects bitterly divided. Fundamentally, however, it was prosperous, cohesive, and already a leading European and imperial power. Abroad, Britain’s involvement in the War of the Spanish .

    "'War by the Book': Visions of Combat in 18th-Century French Literature", presented at the War and Culture Studies Conference in London, England, June "Citizens vs. Conscripts: Guibert's competing arguments in the Essai and the Défense," presented at the Society for Military History Conference in Montgomery, Alabama, April His book is an excellent introduction for both students and the general reader. A companion volume, "The Patterns of War through the Eighteenth Century", provides an overview of war and warfare in the West from ancient times to the early modern era.


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A history of military affairs in Western society since the eighteenth century by Turner, Gordon Brinkerhoff Download PDF EPUB FB2

OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 25 cm: Contents: 1. Eighteenth-century military system The French Revolution and Napoleonic era From the Napoleonic wars to the American Civil War The American Civil War European and American developments Reorganization and control of the armed forces.

A History of Military Affairs in Western Society Since the Eighteenth Century [Gordon B. Turner] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A History of Military Affairs in Western Society Since the Eighteenth CenturyManufacturer: Harcourt, Brace and Company. A history of military affairs since the eighteenth century.

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A History of Military Affairs in Western Society since the Eighteenth Century. by Gordon B. Turner (pp. ) Review by: George J. Stansfield. Larry H. Addington is Professor Emeritus of History at The Citadel.

He has been a guest lecturer at the Naval War College, the Marine Command and Staff College, and at various Army schools. He is author of The Blitzkrieg Era, The Patterns of War Through the Eighteenth Century, and The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Edition: Second.

Professor McNeill describes this book as a "footnote" to his famous The Rise of the West: A History of the Human Community, and as a companion to his even more famous Plagues and subject of "The Pursuit of Power" is warfare rather than disease, as in "Plagues and People", but Prof.

McNeill's conceptual approach is the same. Turkey, Eastern and Western Europe and the United States presented 30 papers on themes which included economic, diplo-matic and military history, historiography, women in the 18th-century Ottoman Empire, metropolitan and provincial affairs and Egypt and Syria.

Following are abstracts of some of the papers delivered as a part of the final program. The eighteenth century European military system that resulted constituted a powerful environmental influence on the military origins of the United States.

Eighteenth Century European Warfare In contrast to wars of the seventeenth century and the great world wars of the twentieth century, eighteenth century warfare was essentially limited in.

Military history is a humanities discipline within the scope of general historical recording of armed conflict in the history of humanity, and its impact on the societies, cultures and economies thereof, as well as the resulting changes to local and international relationships.

Professional historians normally focus on military affairs that had a major impact on the societies involved as well. The political history of England in the eighteenth century falls naturally into two great divisions. After a brief period of rapid fluctuations, extending over the latter days of William and through the reign of Anne, the balance of parties was determined on the accession of George I.

The New York Military Affairs Symposium (NYMAS), is an independent, not for profit educational body. The membership includes scholars, active and retired military personnel, and concerned is devoted to increasing public knowledge, awareness and understanding of military history, arms control, international relations, defense policy, disarmament, civil-military.

Education - Education - Western education in the 19th century: From the midth century to the closing years of the 18th century, new social, economic, and intellectual forces steadily quickened—forces that in the late 18th and the 19th centuries would weaken and, in many cases, end the old aristocratic absolutism.

The European expansion to new worlds overseas had. The New York Military Affairs Symposium (NYMAS), is an independent, not for profit educational body dedicated to the preservation and furthering of military history in the city of New York.

The membership includes scholars, active and retired military personnel, and concerned is devoted to increasing public knowledge, awareness and understanding of Location: New York City, United States.

During the eighteenth century, China’s new Manchu rulers consolidated their control of the largest empire China had ever known. In this book Susan Naquin and Evelyn S. Rawski draw on the most recent research to provide a unique overview and reevaluation of the social history of China during this period--one of the most dynamic periods in China’s early.

Western civilization traces its roots back to Europe and the is linked to ancient Greece, the Roman Empire and with Medieval Western Christendom which emerged from the Middle Ages to experience such transformative episodes as the Renaissance, the Reformation, the Enlightenment, the Industrial Revolution, scientific revolution, and the development of.

As a consequence, for the rest of the eighteenth century, vibrant developments elsewhere in society overshadowed military institutions. In the period –, prosperity, including the building of new and more complex commercial networks and markets, the flourishing of scholarship, literature, and arts, and a rapidly growing population all Author: Yingcong Dai.

The population explosion that took place in Europe around the turn of the eighteenth century can be attributed to C. a decline in the death rate thanks to better weather, improved agricultural techniques, and the disappearance of the plague.

book is an imaginative understanding of a form of warfare and society that have not existed for two and a half millennia. It also suggests that the Greek way of warfare has informed and influenced the “western way of war” ever since. A must read for the military professional as well as for the reader interested in military history.

NYMAS talks at the CUNY Graduate Center are sponsored by the New York Military Affairs Symposium in conjunction with CUNY's Conference on History and Politics, Dr.

George D. Schwab, Director. NYMAS is associated with the Society for Military History, Region 2. Topics and speakers may be subject to change without notice. 5 The seminal study by Neil McKendrick, John Brewer, and J. Plumb, The Birth of a Consumer Society: The Commercialization of Eighteenth-Century England (Bloomington, Ind., ), drew wide attention to changes in eighteenth-century England.

This delightful social history of academic life in eighteenth-century Oxford presents a meticulous yet entertaining account of the activities of students and dons at the university: the often inordinate eating and drinking; life in the senior common rooms; the struggles with authority; the place of women in an all-male environment; the pleasures of sauntering in a still-rural.

In examining the history of a medium-sized state’s foreign policy, McKercher’s book helps us understand how the international system itself works. Dexter Fergie is a PhD student of US and global history at Northwestern University. He is currently researching the 20th century geopolitical history of information and communications networks/5(9).Description: This book examines the partnerships between Britain's famed redcoats and the foreign corps that were a consistent and valuable part of Britain's military endeavors in the eighteenth century.

While most histories have portrayed these associations as fraught with discord, a study of eyewitness accounts tells a different story.