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From conquest to collapse : European empires from 1815 to 1960 / V.G. Kiernan.

1st American ed.. New York : Pantheon Books, [1982] .
ISBN 0394509595, 9780394509594

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Subjects Europa.
Europe -- Colonies -- Histoire.
Europe -- Colonies -- History -- 19th century.
Europe -- Colonies -- History -- 20th century.
Europe -- History, Military.
Europe -- Politique militaire -- Histoire.
Europe -- Relations avec l'étranger -- Histoire.
Europe -- Relations militaires avec l'étranger -- Histoire.
Military history, Modern -- 19th century.
Military history, Modern -- 20th century.
Description 285 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-269) and index.
Contents Europe and the world in 1815 -- The European armies. Introductory ; The British army ; Royal and Company forces in India ; Foreign armies ; Arms and the men -- Indian wars. Conquest completed ; India expanding ; The mutiny ; The new Indian army -- Britain and Russia: wars of the borderlands. The Caucasus and the first Afghan war ; Central Asia and the second Afghan war ; The watch on the Indian frontiers -- Wars in Northern Africa -- Wars in Black Africa. Kingdoms and republics ; Tribes and villages -- Wars of two oceans. The British in the Pacific ; The Dutch in the archipelago ; The French in Indochina -- Rebellions. European settlers ; Non-European peoples ; European solidarity and the Boxer Rebellion -- A century of war. Advance of military technology ; Food, drink, health ; The soldier's vocation ; Native troops, and the cost of conquest ; The resistance -- Civilization and barbarism. The civilizing mission, and religion ; Doctrines of colonial war ; Realities of colonial war -- Europe and its conquests. Publicity and the public ; Political consequences -- The Great War. The colonial background of 1914 ; Colonial forces and campaigns -- Challenge and response: 1919-45. New empire problems ; New technology ; Imperialism and fascism ; The Second World War -- The dismantling of the empires. A new era ; Wars of liberation against France ; Black Africa.
Geographic Area Europe
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8474016
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Kiernan, V. G. 1913-2009.
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