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The Six-Day War of 1899: Hong Kong in the Age of Imperialism

Patrick H. Hase

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098992
eISBN:
9789882207592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098992.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1899, a year after the Convention of Peking leased the New Territories to Britain, the British moved to establish control. This triggered resistance by some of the population of the New ... More


Introduction

Wray R. Johnson

in Biplanes at War: US Marine Corps Aviation in the Small Wars Era, 1915-1934

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177045
eISBN:
9780813177076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177045.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The introduction provides a brief history of the US Marine Corps up to World War I. This is followed by an exploration of the nature and character of small wars. With the concept established, the ... More


My Lectures on Small War, held at the War College in 1810 and 1811

Christopher Daase and James W. Davis

in Clausewitz on Small War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737131
eISBN:
9780191800603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737131.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In his “Lectures on Small War” held at the Prussian War College in 1810 and 1811, Clausewitz analyzed small-unit warfare by studying the rebellion in the Vendée (1793–8), the Tyrolean uprising of ... More


The Illusion of Tradition: Myths and Paradoxes of British Counterinsurgency

M.L.R. Smith and David Martin Jones

in The Political Impossibility of Modern Counterinsurgency: Strategic Problems, Puzzles, and Paradoxes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170000
eISBN:
9780231539128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170000.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter discusses the historical assumptions informing current counterinsurgency (COIN) thinking—which were largely influenced by British experiences during the period of ... More


Biplanes at War: US Marine Corps Aviation in the Small Wars Era, 1915-1934

Wray R. Johnson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177045
eISBN:
9780813177076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177045.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book is an in-depth exploration of the experience of the US Marine Corps during the so-called small wars era, 1915–1934, with an emphasis on the marines’ employment of aviation. The introduction ... More


Conclusion

Wray R. Johnson

in Biplanes at War: US Marine Corps Aviation in the Small Wars Era, 1915-1934

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177045
eISBN:
9780813177076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177045.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

The conclusion brings the narrative to an end by discussing why the experience of the US Marine Corps in the small wars era matters and how that experience can be applied to the employment of ... More


Introduction

Sibylle Scheipers

in On Small War: Carl von Clausewitz and People's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799047
eISBN:
9780191839566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799047.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During his early years, Clausewitz spent a large amount of time and effort on analysing small wars. Yet his legacy as a thinker of small war has been neglected by the mainstream traditions of ... More


Clausewitz and the Eighteenth-Century Context of Partisan Warfare: The Fusion of Tactics and

Sibylle Scheipers

in On Small War: Carl von Clausewitz and People's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799047
eISBN:
9780191839566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799047.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Clausewitz was an ardent analyst of partisan warfare. In 1810 and 1811, he lectured at the Berlin Kriegsschule, the war academy, on the subject of small wars. Clausewitz’s lectures focused on the ... More


Introduction to Clausewitz on Small War

James W. Davis

in Clausewitz on Small War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737131
eISBN:
9780191800603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737131.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the challenges of translating Carl von Clausewitz’s writings on the subject of Small War and relates these writings to the wider body of his theorizing on warfare ... More


On Small War: Carl von Clausewitz and People's War

Sibylle Scheipers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799047
eISBN:
9780191839566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799047.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Carl von Clausewitz is best known as the paradigmatic thinker of major interstate war. However, as this book demonstrates, Clausewitz developed his theory of war on the basis of his analysis of small ... More


Clausewitz on Small War

Christopher Daase and James W. Davis (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737131
eISBN:
9780191800603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737131.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Widely recognized as one of the most important theorists of warfare, important strands of Carl von Clausewitz’s thinking on the subject are not well known. In the English-speaking world, few are ... More


Doctrine and Stability Operations

Jennifer Morrison Taw

in Mission Revolution: The U.S. Military and Stability Operations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153256
eISBN:
9780231526821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153256.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the development of military doctrine on stability operations. The introduction of the 1935 Marine Corps manual Small Wars Operations, which detailed stability operations from ... More


The Evolution of Combined Action Platoons

John Southard

in Defend and Befriend: The U.S. Marine Corps and Combined Action Platoons in Vietnam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813145266
eISBN:
9780813145464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145266.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter chronicles the role that counterinsurgency played in the development of U.S. Marine Corps doctrine between World War I and Vietnam. The World War I–era Marine Corps amalgamated the ... More


Conclusions

Sibylle Scheipers

in On Small War: Carl von Clausewitz and People's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799047
eISBN:
9780191839566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799047.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conclusion summarizes the arguments of the book and evaluates them with respect to contemporary strategic problems. Even though the book highlights the role of small war for Clausewitz’s theory ... More


The Sources of Collective Action: The Emergence of Morale as a New Military Problem

Daniel Ussishkin

in Morale: A Modern British History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190469078
eISBN:
9780190469108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190469078.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 3 demonstrates how during the long nineteenth century the subject of moral forces in battle assumed a central position within tactical and theoretical discourses on war. It suggests that ... More


Defending the realm: The politics of Britains small wars since 1945

Aaron Edwards

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719084416
eISBN:
9781781704738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084416.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Britain is often revered for its extensive experience of waging ‘small wars’. Its long imperial history is littered with high profile counter-insurgency campaigns, thus marking it out as the world's ... More


Epilogue

David J. Bettez

in Kentucky Marine: Major General Logan Feland and the Making of the Modern USMC

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144573
eISBN:
9780813145143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144573.003.0017
Subject:
History, Military History

On November 10, 1942, Katherine Feland and Feland's sister, Mary Gilmour, preside over the launching of the USS Feland, which will carry troops throughout World War II. Katherine Feland dies in 1946 ... More


Kentucky Marine: Major General Logan Feland and the Making of the Modern USMC

David J. Bettez

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144573
eISBN:
9780813145143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144573.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Although Major General Logan Feland was a nationally and internationally prominent Marine Corps officer during his lifetime, he is relatively unknown 75 years after his death. After growing up in the ... More


The Indian Army in Africa and Italy: 1940–4

Kaushik Roy

in India and World War II: War, Armed Forces, and Society, 1939–45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463534
eISBN:
9780199087181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463534.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

The Indian Army defeated the Italians in Abyssinia and played a crucial role in containing Erwin Rommel’s Panzerarmee Afrika in Egypt–Libya in 1941–2. The Indian troops proved themselves masters of ... More


Introduction

Ganesh Sitaraman

in The Counterinsurgent's Constitution: Law in the Age of Small Wars

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199930319
eISBN:
9780190260156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199930319.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter examines the different kinds of counterinsurgency, the logic of insurgency and counterinsurgency, and law in the age of small wars. It argues that law and counterinsurgency ... More


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