War in European history / Michael Howard.Series: Opus (Oxford University Press) ; 79.Publisher: London ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1976Copyright date: ©1976Description: x, 165 pagine ; 21 cmContent type: testo (txt) Media type: senza mediazione (n) Carrier type: volume (nc)ISBN: 0192115642; 9780192115645; 0192890956; 9780192890955DDC classification: 355.0094
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Bibliografia: pagine 147-151.
The wars of the knights. -The wars of the mercenaries. - The wars of the merchants. -The wars of the professionals. -The wars of the revolution. -The wars of the nations. - The wars of the technologists. - The nuclear age.
The theme of Michael Howard's stimulating book is expressed in the following quote: "Wars have often determined the character of society. Society in exchange has determined the character of wars." Written with all the author's usual skill, Howard surveys a thousand years of history, and draws a broad outline of developments which will delight the general reader.