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War in the Eighteenth-Century World

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Placing eighteenth-century warfare in a truly global context, Jeremy Black challenges conventional accounts and offers a reappraisal of debates in Western and Asian history. This concise, up-to-date survey assumes little...

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Placing eighteenth-century warfare in a truly global context, Jeremy Black challenges conventional accounts and offers a reappraisal of debates in Western and Asian history. This concise, up-to-date survey assumes little prior knowledge and provides cutting-edge historical insights into a crucial period of world history.

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The first book to offer a concise survey of 18th century warfare from a global perspective
Global history is a growing area of research, and lecturers are increasingly looking for books that help them make global connections in their teaching
Jeremy Black is an established historian with an international reputation in this field.

Preface
Introduction
1700-20
1720-40
1740-60
1760-80
1780-1800
Naval Capability and Warfare
War and Society
Conclusions
Selected Further Reading
List of Abbreviations
Notes
Index.

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JEREMY BLACK is Professor of History at the University of Exeter, UK. He is an authority on early modern British and continental European history, with special interest in international relations, military history, the press, and historical atlases. A prolific historian, he is the author of over sixty books in addition to over a dozen edited volumes. Among his most recently published books are The English Seaborne Empire (Yale University Press, 2004); Rethinking Military History (Routledge, 2004); The Hanoverians: The History of the Dynasty (Hambledon & London, 2004); Using History (Hodder Arnold, 2005); Naval Power (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009); Beyond the Military Revolution: War in the Seventeenth-Century World...

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JEREMY BLACK is Professor of History at the University of Exeter, UK. He is an authority on early modern British and continental European history, with special interest in international relations, military history, the press, and historical atlases. A prolific historian, he is the author of over sixty books in addition to over a dozen edited volumes. Among his most recently published books are The English Seaborne Empire (Yale University Press, 2004); Rethinking Military History (Routledge, 2004); The Hanoverians: The History of the Dynasty (Hambledon & London, 2004); Using History (Hodder Arnold, 2005); Naval Power (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009); Beyond the Military Revolution: War in the Seventeenth-Century World (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011); and War in the World: A Comparative History 1450-1600 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).

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