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The Strategic Dimension in France

TALBOT C. IMLAY

in Facing the Second World War: Strategy, Politics, and Economics in Britain and France 1938-1940

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261222
eISBN:
9780191717550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261222.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History, British and Irish Modern History

The French went to war in September 1939 convinced that the conflict would be long and confident that victory would come in time. Once the French and British mobilized the latent yet superior ... More


Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Philip Towle

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

Enforced disarmament has often been ignored by historians, diplomats, and strategic analysts. Yet the democracies have imposed some measure of disarmament on their enemies after every major victory ... More


The Political-Economic Dimension in France

TALBOT C. IMLAY

in Facing the Second World War: Strategy, Politics, and Economics in Britain and France 1938-1940

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261222
eISBN:
9780191717550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261222.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter argues that France's economic preparations were far less effective than suggested by some scholars. The economic orientation adopted by France would be greatly influenced by the changing ... More


Seminole Strategy, 1812–1858: A Prospectus for Further Research

Samuel Watson

in America's Hundred Years' War: U.S. Expansion to the Gulf Coast and the Fate of the Seminole, 17631858

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035253
eISBN:
9780813039121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035253.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the extent, if any, a Seminole strategy existed to check aggressive white advance into the Gulf Coast region from the period 1812 to 1858. The Florida Indians conducted a ... More


Introduction

DIRK SPILKER

in The East German Leadership and the Division of Germany: Patriotism and Propaganda 1945-1953

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284122
eISBN:
9780191712579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284122.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book offers a new perspective on the ‘German Question’ — why Germany was divided after World War II and whether that division could have been avoided. Although this question has intrigued many ... More


War and Social Policy1

Richard M. Titmuss

in Essays on the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349518
eISBN:
9781447349525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349518.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter focuses on the relationship of war and social policy. So far as the story of modern war before 1939 is concerned, little has been recorded in any systematic way about the social arid ... More


Strategy, Operations, and Tactics in the Second Seminole War, 1835–1842

Joe Knetsch

in America's Hundred Years' War: U.S. Expansion to the Gulf Coast and the Fate of the Seminole, 17631858

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035253
eISBN:
9780813039121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035253.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the Second Seminole War. It reviews the rather deplorable conduct of the war by the United States, and, in so doing, raises questions about the lessons learned, if any, from ... More


Military Strategy: The Blind Spot of International Humanitarian Law

Yishai Beer

in Military Professionalism and Humanitarian Law: The Struggle to Reduce the Hazards of War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190881146
eISBN:
9780190881177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881146.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter points at a paradox related to the gap between law and reality. Since it is the strategic level of war that mostly affects war’s conduct, one might have expected that the law of armed ... More


Children as a Factor in War Strategy

Edmund L. Drago

in Confederate Phoenix: Rebel Children and Their Families in South Carolina

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229376
eISBN:
9780823234912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229376.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on children as a factor in war strategy. Confederate leaders made children central to why they seceded and went to war. For Confederate Carolinians, the war entailed the ... More


Taxation and Currency Reserves During the Russo-Japanese War

Rosella Cappella Zielinski

in How States Pay for Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702495
eISBN:
9781501705960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702495.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter continues to explore external war finance while also emphasizing the capacity to extract revenue, this time by comparing Japanese and Russian war finance policies. The Japanese ... More


Recurring Seasons

Joseph P. Reidy

in Illusions of Emancipation: The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of Slavery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648361
eISBN:
9781469648385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648361.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The four seasons influenced the collapse of slavery, not least due to the effects of seasonal changes on military operations. In spring 1862, Union forces launched major offensives into the ... More


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