War, 1688–1812

TitleWar, 1688–1812
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsPaoletti, Ciro
EditorWilson, Peter H.
Book TitleA Companion to Eighteenth-Century Europe
Pagination464-478
PublisherBlackwell
CityMalden, MA
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This chapter discusses general ideas and prejudices about European wars in the eighteenth century and analyses the impact of technological and environmental constraints on warfare as well as weaponry, tactics, strategy and naval warfare. The author looks at the view from eighteenth-century memoirs and writings and gives an overview of the state of research.

URLhttps://doi.org/10.1002/9781444303032.ch29
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