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War in the Revolutionary-Napoleonic Age: the French experience, 1792–1815

Gavin Daly

in Violence and the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097027
eISBN:
9781526103987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097027.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the nature of the French Revolutionary-Napoleonic Wars in light of recent historical debates over the question of ‘total war’ and the degree to which these wars constitute ‘old’ ... More


In the Age of Total War: Qin and the Drive toward Unification

Dingxin Zhao

in The Confucian-Legalist State: A New Theory of Chinese History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199351732
eISBN:
9780199351756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351732.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the aspects of interstate relations and military particulars that led to unification. It shows that Qin sustained sole superpower status after Wei’s decline in the mid-fourth ... More


Conclusion

JONATHAN SPERBER

in Property and Civil Society in South-Western Germany 1820-1914

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284757
eISBN:
9780191713767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284757.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter compares the property regime of 19th-century Palatinate with property regimes elsewhere in central Europe in France, the UK, and the United States, with particular emphasis on ... More


The Black Flag and Confederate Soldiers: Total War from the Bottom Up?

Michael J. Bennett

in This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War-Era North

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823245680
eISBN:
9780823252664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245680.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This essay contends that there are inconsistencies in the Freedom School's interpretation of the Civil War as simultaneously a redemptive national conflict and the first modern total war. Examining ... More


In the Age of Total War (419–221 BCE): Philosophies and Philosophers

Dingxin Zhao

in The Confucian-Legalist State: A New Theory of Chinese History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199351732
eISBN:
9780199351756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351732.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the emergence of a new group of men known as shi during the Age of Transition. Some of the shi wrote treatises expressing their concerns about societal problems and providing ... More


Recycling the Disabled: The Mobilisation of the Wounded in War-Time Germany

Heather R. Perry

in Recycling the disabled: Army, medicine, and modernity in WWI Germany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089244
eISBN:
9781781707982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089244.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter five examines how the “recovered labor” of the disabled soldier was organized and distributed within the wartime economy. It reveals the links forged by military authorities between the ... More


Epilogue: Retrospect and Prospect

Daniel Moran

in Economic Warfare and the Sea: Grand Strategies for Maritime Powers, c. 1600-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621594
eISBN:
9781800341166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621594.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

Economic Warfare in recent times is no longer a strictly maritime concern, but its conduct follows in the wake of its original embodiment as an element of war at sea. In more limited forms it has ... More


Conclusion Mobilisation, Militarisation, and Medicalisation in WWI Germany

Heather R. Perry

in Recycling the disabled: Army, medicine, and modernity in WWI Germany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089244
eISBN:
9781781707982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089244.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The conclusion outlines how the medical and social developments driven by the war had important long-term consequences for various segments of German society: orthopaedists, university medical ... More


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