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Land Warfare Since 1860
This cogent global history traces the evolution of land warfare since the start of the Crimean War. Jeremy Black argues that although it has always been critical to the outcome of conflicts worldwide, land warfare has become undervalued in comparison to air power in modern military thinking. In practice, land warfare was crucial during the American Civil War, the two world ...more
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published July 3rd 2018 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Land Warfare Since 1860: A Global History of Boots on the Ground by Jeremy Black is a detailed history of the evolution of land warfare in the modern age. Black MBE is a British historian and a Professor of History at the University of Exeter. He is a senior fellow at the Center for the Study of America and the West at the Foreign Policy Research Institute.
In examing history, each era had its change in warfare that was seen as devastating. The Greek phalanx was unbeatable, the longbow that nulli ...more
Professor Jeremy Black MBE is an English historian and a Professor of History at the University of Exeter. He is a senior fellow at the Center for the Study of America and the West at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is the author of over 100 books, principally but not exclusively on 18th-century British politics and international relations, and has been described as "the most prolific hi ...more