Warfare in the Western World by Robert Doughty
Military Operations from 1600 to 1871, Volume I

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Authoritative and concise, Warfare in the Western World concentrates on selected campaigns and battles, showing how political and military leaders in the West have used armies to wage war effectively over the last four centuries. The text moves through the centuries, discussing how operational developments and technological improvements eventually led to the concept of total war, first approached in the American Civil War and culminating in the twentieth century's two world wars.
 

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Published January 2, 1995 by Cengage Learning. 560 pages
Genres: History, War. Non-fiction