myArmoury.com Bookstore

The Age of Total War, 1860-1945 (Studies in Military History and International Affairs)
The Age of Total War, 1860-1945 (Studies in Military History and International Affairs)
by Jeremy Black

List Price: $30.00
Our Price: $26.72
Add To Cart



Edition: Paperback

Other editions available: Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback

39 third-party copies available from: $1.25

View Details on Amazon.com


Other items of interest:
The New Wars
War and Society in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds: Asia, The Mediterranean, Europe, and Mesoamerica (Center for Hellenic Studies Colloquia)
The Art of War in World History: From Antiquity to the Nuclear Age
Fire and Blood: The European Civil War, 1914-1945
Military Power: Explaining Victory and Defeat in Modern Battle
The American Civil War and the Origins of Modern Warfare: Ideas, Organization, and Field Command (MIDLAND BOOK)
Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World, 1400-1800 (Studies in Comparative World History)
Beyond Slavery: Explorations of Race, Labor, and Citizenship in Postemancipation Societies
The Destructive War: William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, and the Americans



Product Description:

What is total war? Definitions abound, but one thing is certain--the concept of total war has come to be seen as a defining concept of the modern age. In The Age of Total War, celebrated historian Jeremy Black explores the rise and demise of an era of total war, which he defines in terms of the intensity of the struggle, the range (geographical and/or chronological) of conflict, the nature of the goals, and the extent to which civil society was involved. He contends that this era (roughly 1860-1945) was markedly different from the warfare that characterized earlier periods; and that it is very different from the situation that has evolved since, with its emphasis on asymmetrical conflict and limited warfare.Acknowledging that various definitions are problematic and often contradictory, Black argues that 1860 to 1945 was an era in which the prospect of war and the consequences of it were crucially important for human history. He focuses primarily on conflict between Western powers, including Japanese participation in the Russo-Japanese War. Trends and developments subsequent to 1945 have combined, Black asserts, to make a return to total war unlikely.



Rowman Littlefield Publishers



Product Details/Specifications:
Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Manufacturer: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
EAN: 9781442207004
Binding: Paperback
ISBN: 1442207000
Number of items: 1
Number of pages: 222
Publication date: 2010-09-16
Release date: 2010-09-16
Language: English (Published)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Unknown)
Brand: imusti






Copyright © 2003-2019 myArmoury.com — All rights reserved

Trademarks used within the store are the property of their respective owners. Product details copyright Amazon.com.

myArmoury.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide
a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.