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A military revolution?

military change and European society, 1550-1800

by Black, Jeremy.

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Published by Humanities Press in Atlantic Highlands, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Revolutions -- Europe -- History,
    • War and society -- History,
    • Europe -- History, Military -- 1648-1789,
    • Europe -- History -- 1517-1648,
    • Europe -- History -- 1648-1789,
    • Europe -- History -- 1789-1815,
    • Europe -- History -- 1492-1648

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-104) and index.

      StatementJeremy Black.
      SeriesStudies in European history, Studies in European history (Atlantic Highlands, N.J.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD214 .B57 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 109 p. :
      Number of Pages109
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1877966M
      ISBN 100391036939
      LC Control Number90038254

      This book is an effort to answer those needs. CONCEPTUAL ROOTS. Current notions of revolutions in military affairs derive from two principal sources: early modern historians and Soviet military theorists. The closely related concept of “military revolution” emerged in in an inaugural lecture by the British historian Michael by: Articulate and comprehensive, this book will be a welcome addition to the undergraduate classroom and to all those interested in Asian studies and military history. Reviews 'This is an important study that students and teachers will find both informative and challenging.

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Well before the Industrial Revolution, Europe developed the /5(12). Once the military revolution came along (the rise of large standing armies, gunpowder, tactical changes, etc), these countries could take one of two paths: 2. In countries that underwent a military revolution and relied on domestic resources to finance This is a cool book, though it may be a bit overly schematic/5.

This book is a collection of essays centered on, as the title declares, the "military revolution" debate, which emerged some decades after Michael Robert's lecture at Queen's University, Belfast.

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Jeremy Black, The Journal of Military History "I strongly commend this book to all historians. I can only wish others, reading The Military Revolution for the first time, will find it as stimulating as I found Geoffrey Parker's works when I first encountered them." Weston F.

Cook, Jr., The Journal of Military History. From the Publisher5/5(1). The American Revolutionary War started in April between British military based in Boston, Massachusetts and American colonial militia. While the conflict initially started as a political dispute between the British national government and residents of the American colonies over taxes, the American Continental Congress declared the colonies to be an independent nation in July This book He argues that it is far from clear that a military revolution did occur during this period.

Indeed there is more evidence to suggest that the description could be applied more accurately to the following hundred years/5(18). The Dynamics of Military Revolution aims to bridge a major gap in the emerging literature on revolutions in military affairs, suggesting that there have been two very different phenomena at work over the past centuries: 'military revolutions', which are driven by vast social and political changes; and 'revolutions in military affairs', which military institutions have directed, although.

This book brings together, for the first time, the classic articles that began and have shaped the debate about the Military Revolution in early modern Europe, adding important new essays by eminent historians of early modern Europe to further this important scholarly by: The Military Revolution in Sixteenth-Century Europe book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Previous writers on military cha /5. The Military Revolution is the theory that a series of radical changes in military strategy and tactics during the 16th and 17th centuries resulted in major lasting changes in governments and society.

The theory was introduced by Michael Roberts in the s as he focused on Sweden – searching for major changes in the European way of war caused by introduction of portable firearms.

Roberts linked military. The Military Revolution: [1] According to Michael Roberts, four changes in the art of war occurred between and Together, these four elements constitute a "military revolution" and provide a framework that Parker considers throughout his book.

Revolution in Tactics. The Asian Military Revolution book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Records show that the Chinese invented gunpowder in th /5.

The military revolution in Asia did not cause a political/social revolution but fed into the forces that were already developing political/social issues.

I was not completely convinced by his arguments and I suspected that some of that was due to the brevity of his text. The paragraph above shows that this book was not an expansive history and Cited by: The Military Revolution: Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, Geoffrey Parker - Cambridge University Press, - pp; In Professor Michael Roberts gave a celebrated inaugural lecture at Queen's University, Belfast, entitled The Military Revolution, which came to exert a profound influence on many historians studying the art and science of warfare.

The book is a collection of 10 essays that use a historical approach to set the contexts for differentiating between Military Revolutions (triggered by socio-political changes) and RMA (triggered by deliberate innovations by the military high command)/5.Great work on military revolutions.

The book centers around how most "military revolutions" were essentially evolutionary rather than revolutionary/5(43). Jeremy Black, The Journal of Military History "I strongly commend this book to all historians.

I can only wish others, reading The Military Revolution for the first time, will find it as stimulating as I found Geoffrey Parker's works when I first encountered them." Weston F.

Cook, Jr., The Journal of Military History show more/5().