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Request PDF on ResearchGate | GEOFFREY PARKER (ed.): The Cambridge History of Warfare. viii, pp. Cambridge: Cambridge University. PDF | On Jan 1, , Michael Charney and others published Review of Geoffrey Parker (ed.), 'The Cambridge History of Warfare. The Cambridge History of Warfare, edited by Geoffrey Parker. David Leeson Related information. Laurentian First Page · PDF. Free first page.
The West at War — The Industrialization of War — Lynn Dynastic War — The Post-War World — Nations in Arms — First and foremost. Since all the contributors to this volume wrote their drafts at the same time. The rise and development of this dominant tradition.
The editor has accumulated many debts of gratitude. In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries remarkably few states and cultures managed to resist western arms for long — and the few that did so usually succeeded by imitation or adaptation.
The Cambridge History of Warfare
I wish to thank my co-authors. The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare: The Triumph of the West We thank Peter Pierson and Jon Sumida for drawing them to our attention. We have also updated the bibliographies to each chapter and extended coverage of events to In preparing this revised edition.
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Sampath Kumar Polisetty. Paul Miers. Ian Slade. Happily, the book doesn't get bogged down in detailed maps of tactical movements of armies on the field unless it aids in making the reader aware of some new battlefield technique.
Likewise, there are no long discussions of particular weapons. The goal is always to ask - how did things change and why? Provided you work out at the gym to build up your biceps for this brick of a book, I think you will be rewarded by the fact packed, concise writing supported with excellent illustrations.
In war, victory or defeat can happen as a result of unpredictable factors but, over time, superior practices and technologies have a telling effect. The persistent rise of the West was no accident.
Read this book to find out how it happened.
We were assigned passages from the book rather than being required to read it cover to cover. I am interested in History and this was one of the few enjoyable blocks in the Army course.
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Peter Paret. The tide of battle can be turned by weather, by leadership or the lack thereof, by technology and other factors. The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare: TI Journals Publishing.
In short, there is no reason to believe that the capability of war for adaptation and major change will diminish. You will find yourself on an informative march through over years of conflict up to the war in Iraq.