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Palgrave Macmillan

War in the Eighteenth-Century World

ISBN 9780230370029
Publication Date January 2013
Formats Hardcover Paperback Ebook (PDF) 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan

Placing eighteenth-century warfare in a truly global context, Jeremy Black challenges conventional accounts and offers a reappraisal of debates in Western and Asian history. This concise, up-to-date survey assumes little prior knowledge and provides cutting-edge historical insights into a crucial period of world history.

JEREMY BLACK is Professor of History at the University of Exeter, UK. He is an authority on early modern British and continental European history, with special interest in international relations, military history, the press, and historical atlases. A prolific historian, he is the author of over sixty books in addition to over a dozen edited volumes. Among his most recently published books are The English Seaborne Empire (Yale University Press, 2004); Rethinking Military History (Routledge, 2004); The Hanoverians: The History of the Dynasty (Hambledon & London, 2004); Using History (Hodder Arnold, 2005); Naval Power (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009); Beyond the Military Revolution: War in the Seventeenth-Century World (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011); and War in the World: A Comparative History 1450-1600 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).

Preface
Introduction
1700-20
1720-40
1740-60
1760-80
1780-1800
Naval Capability and Warfare
War and Society
Conclusions
Selected Further Reading
List of Abbreviations
Notes
Index

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