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Published: 30 June 2005

432 Pages | 3 plates, numerous halftones


ISBN: 9780192806451

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The Oxford History of Modern War

New Edition

Edited by Charles Townshend

  • The classic introduction to the history of modern warfare, from the invention of firearms to the dawn of the twenty-first century
  • Covers all aspects of war, from the 'military revolution' of the seventeenth century to air warfare, the experience of combat to pacifism
  • New edition brings the story into the twenty-first century, addressing the dilemmas posed by international terrorism and the invasion of Iraq

New to this Edition:

  • This new edition contains new chapters on 'people's war' and 'technology and war', as well as a full updated bibliography

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