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Land warfare since 1860 : a global history of boots on the ground / Jeremy Black, University of Exeter.

Author/creator Black, Jeremy, 1955- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
Descriptionix, 281 pages ; 24 cm
Contents A new age of war? 1860-1880 -- Different types of conflict, 1880-1913 -- The First World War, 1914-18 -- Between the wars, 1918-39 -- The Second World War, 1939-45 -- The Cold War, 1945-1971 -- The Cold War, 1972-1989 -- After the cold war, 1990-today -- Into the future -- Conclusions.
Abstract "This cogent book traces the history of land warfare since the start of the Crimean War in 1853. Although it has always been critical to the outcome of conflicts worldwide, land warfare has become mistakenly undervalued in modern military thinking. Ultimately, Black contends, there is no substitute for the control provided by boots on the ground."--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Black, Jeremy, 1955- Land warfare since 1853. Lanham, MD : Rowman and Littlefield, [2018] 9781442276918
LCCN 2018012997
ISBN9781442276895 hardcover ; alkaline paper
ISBN1442276894 hardcover ; alkaline paper
ISBN1442276908 paperback ; alkaline paper

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