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By Cathal J. Nolan

Dominated by means of the targets of France's King Louis XIV, Europe within the years 1650-1715 witnessed a chain of wars from which emerged the various theories, practices, and applied sciences that represent glossy conflict. in this interval, eu armies developed smooth principles of military association and army management, in addition to sleek perspectives of crusade method and conflict strategies. As eu infantrymen and colonists moved into Asia, the center East, and the Americas, the perform or impression in their army thoughts and concepts additionally affected wars fought in these locations. during this volume's a thousand plus entries, an award-winning writer of reference works on diplomacy and conflict describes and defines very important occasions, applied sciences, and participants from this seminal interval of world army history.

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