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War in The Early Modern World 1450-1815
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War in The Early Modern World 1450-1815
von: Jeremy Black
Routledge, 1999
ISBN: 9780203981221
280 Seiten, Download: 3153 KB
 
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Inhaltsverzeichnis

  Contents 6  
  Dedication 7  
  Contributors notes 8  
  Preface 10  
  Chapter One Introduction 12  
     The rise of the West 12  
     Technological change 15  
     Military developments and state-building 27  
     Notes 31  
     Further reading 33  
     General 33  
     Important works not covered in other lists include 34  
  Chapter Two Warfare at sea 1450–1815 36  
     Maritime trade, state formation and warfare at sea 36  
     A Eurocentric form of warfare 39  
     Constraints on early modern naval warfare: climate, human endurance and technology 42  
     Changing frameworks and maritime expansion: warfare at sea, 1450–1650 45  
     Bureaucratic battle fleets: warfare at sea, 1650–1720 52  
     Oceanic and continental power struggles: warfare at sea, 1720–1815 56  
     Further reading 60  
  Chapter Three Warfare in Japan 1467–1600 64  
     Notes 94  
     Further reading 97  
  Chapter Four War and warfare in China 1450–1815 98  
     The Battle of Tumu to the death of Hideyoshi 99  
     The rise of Nurhaci and the Liaodong campaign 103  
     The Qing conquest 105  
     Yongzheng and Qianlong’s reigns 110  
     Conclusion 111  
     Notes 112  
     Further Reading 113  
  Chapter Five Warhorse and gunpowder in India1 c. 1000–1850 116  
     Introduction 116  
     The inner frontier 117  
     Fitna 119  
     The horse-warrior revolution (1000–1200) 120  
     Sieges and forts (1200–1400) 122  
     The false dawn of gunpowder (1400–1750) 124  
     The gunpowder revolution (1750–1850) 128  
     Conclusion 130  
     Notes 131  
     Further reading 135  
     General 135  
     Elephants and horses 136  
     Gunpowder 136  
     Fortification and sieges 136  
     The military labour market 137  
     Regional developments 137  
     East India Company 137  
  Chapter Six Warfare, slave trading and European influence: Atlantic Africa 1450–1800 140  
     The geographical background 142  
     The art of war in sixteenth century Africa 143  
     Europeans in African war 145  
     War and the slave trade 149  
     Notes 153  
     Further reading 157  
  Chapter Seven Ottoman war and warfare 1453–1812 158  
     Introduction 158  
     The formative period 1300–1453 160  
     The imperial age 1453–1566 163  
     The limits of empire 1566–1699 168  
     The compromise 1699–1812 175  
     Notes 181  
     Further reading 183  
     General 183  
     1300–1453: the formative period 184  
     1453–1566: the imperial age 184  
     1566–1699: the limits of empire 185  
     1699–1812: the compromise 185  
  Chapter Eight European warfare 1450–1815 188  
     1450–1530 190  
     1530–1660 199  
     1660–1720 206  
     1720–89 210  
     1789–1815 212  
     Notes 214  
     Further reading 215  
  Chapter Nine War, politics and the conquest of Mexico 218  
     Cortés and the conquest of Mexico1 218  
     Explaining the conquest 224  
     Reinterpreting the conquest 225  
     Notes 236  
     Further reading 245  
  Chapter Ten European—Native American warfare in North America, 1513–1815 248  
     Notes 267  
     Further reading 270  
  Index 274  


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