Description - Warfare and Society in Europe, 1792-1914 by Geoffrey Wawro
Warfare and Society in Europe, 1792-1914 traces war in Europe from the aftermath of the French Revolution to the eve of the First World War.The Nineteenth century was profoundly affected by the Napoleonic style of warfare which influenced all subsequent military development and shaped Europe's history, borders and culture. Throughout, this fine book treats warfare as a social and political phenomenon no less than a military and technological one and includes discussion of: The French revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars Napoleon III and the militarization of Europe Bismarck, Moltke and the Franco-Prussian War, 1870-71 New Technologies and Weapons Seapower, imperialism and naval warfare The origins and outbreak of the First World War. Combining new insights on Bismarck's Wars, Austria-Hungary and Italy, with the latest writing on European armies and navies in the modern period, this book details the evolution of land and naval warfare and highlights the swirling interplay of society, politics and military decision-making.
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