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Soldiers' Lives through History: The Early Modern World e-book

Author:

Dennis E. Showalter,William J. Astore

Language:

English

Category:

Other

Subcategory:

Humanities

ePub size:

1948 kb

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Rating:

4.6

Publisher:

Greenwood (2007)

Pages:

320

ISBN:

0313333122

Soldiers' Lives through History: The Early Modern World e-book

by Dennis E. Showalter,William J. Astore


Dennis Showalter, William J. Astore. Overall, this contribution to the Soldiers' Lives through History series follows the framework outlined by Showalter thirty-three years earlier, put in a broad historical context.

Dennis Showalter, William J. Soldiers' Lives through History: The Early Modern World. Soldiers' Lives through History Series. Portsmouth: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2007. The content remains traditional, covering the political context, military technology, training, battles, command, and morale of the militaries of the period.

Two distinguished historians tell the story of the early modern soldier, of Europe .

Two distinguished historians tell the story of the early modern soldier, of Europe, a figure often misunderstood, in the period spanning from 1494 to 1789. Dennis Showalter is Professor of History at The Colorado College and has been Mc Dermott Chair at the U. S. Military Academy, as well as a Distinguished Visiting Professor there and at the . Air Force Academy and . Oppenheimer Professor at the Marine Corps University. Dennis E. Showalter, William J. Издание: иллюстрированное.

Two distinguished historians tell the story of the early modern soldier of Europe, a figure often . Showalter specializes in German military history. He was president of the American Society for Military History from 1997 to 2001

Two distinguished historians tell the story of the early modern soldier of Europe, a figure often misunderstood, in the period spanning from 1494 to 1789. He was president of the American Society for Military History from 1997 to 2001. In addition, Showalter is an advising fellow of the Barsanti Military History Center at the University of North Texas. Books by Dennis E. Showalter

Two distinguished historians tell the story of the early modern soldier of Europe, a figure often misunderstood, in. .

Two distinguished historians tell the story of the early modern soldier of Europe, a figure often misunderstood, in the period spanning from 1494 to 1789.

Soldiers’ Lives Through History: The Early Modern World (with William J. Astore). Hindenburg: Icon of German Militarism (with William J. Voices from the Third Reich: An Oral History (with Johannes Steinhoff and Peter Pechel). He was president of the Society for Military History from 1997 to 2001. In addition, Showalter has taught at the United States Air Force Academy, the United States Military Academy, and the Marine Corps University.

Two distinguished historians tell the story of the early modern soldier of Europe, a.Other books in this series. Soldiers' Lives through History - The Middle Ages.

Series Statement: Soldiers' lives through history. Preface Introduction Timeline Prologue: early modern warfare in practice Pavia (1525): warfare in the age of mercenaries and gunpowder Breitenfeld (1631): the quest for decision Leuthen (1757): professionalism and enlightened warfare The matrix of war: policies, strategies, and mentalities The warmaking state Duels of empires The time of the dynasties Where they came from, why, and how.

Richard A. Gabriel, Clifford J. Rogers, Denis E. Showalter. Beginning with the brutal Sumerian and Assyrian armies of ancient Iraq and ending with the men and women of the military of the early 21st century, this set shows what life was and is like for soldiers

Also by dennis e. Hitler’s Panzers: The Lightning Attacks That Revolutionized Warfare. Der Stürmer in the Weimar Republic. Soldiers’ Lives Through History: The Early Modern World (with William J.

Also by dennis e. Railroads and Rifles: Soldiers, Technology, and the Unification of Germany. Patton and Rommeclass "underline" Men of War in the Twentieth Century. The Wars of German Unification. Tannenberg: Clash of Empires. The Wars of Frederick the Great. German Military History Since 1648: A Critical Bibliography. Little Man, What Now?: Der Stürmer in the Weimar Republic.

What has the author William J Astore written? Answer. William J. J. Spry has written: 'Life on the Bosphorus'. Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights. What has the author William J Fling written?

Two distinguished historians tell the story of the early modern soldier of Europe, a figure often misunderstood, in the period spanning from 1494 to 1789. He is the freebooting Landsknecht of the sixteenth century, swaggering in dilapidated finery through the ruins he and his kind created. He is the mercenary of the Thirty Years War in the seventeenth century, rootless and masterless, brutalizing civilians for a few coins, destroying civilization's works for the pleasure of it. He is the uniformed automaton of the eighteenth century, initiative beaten out of him, fit to do no more than endure battles and floggings until he pitched into an anonymous grave.


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