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The Military revolution debate

The Military revolution debate

readings on the military transformation ofearly modern Europe

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Published by Westview in Boulder, Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Clifford J. Rogers.
SeriesHistory and warfare series
ContributionsRogers, Clifford J.
The Physical Object
Pagination386p. :
Number of Pages386
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23134599M
ISBN 100813320542

[] Among the works referenced in the Afterword is Clifford Rogers's The Military Revolution Debate in which the "punctuated equilibrium" model is heralded. The model is an alternative to the notion of military revolutions and was first presented .   Money, money and yet more money! Finance, the fiscal state, and the military revolution: Spain, In Clifford J. Rogers (Ed.), The military revolution debate: Readings in the military transformation of early modern Europe. Boulder, CO: Westview. Google ScholarCited by:

This book brings together, for the first time, the classic articles that began and have shaped the debate about the Military Revolution in early modern Europe, adding important new essays by eminent historians of early modern Europe to further this important scholarly : $ The military revolution debate, including that about the rise of the state, began as an exclusively European concern. The crucial innovation of seminal books like those by William McNeill () and especially Geoffrey Parker ( []), and more recently scholars like Phillip Hoffman (), has been to link the military revolution in Europe.

  For over forty years it has been all but impossible to begin an undergraduate lecture, a book or paper dealing with aspects of military conflict in the early modern period, without reference to the inaugural address given by Michael Roberts in on The Military Revolution Origin of the concept. Roberts first proposed the concept of a military revolution in On 21 January of that year he delivered a lecture before the Queen's University of Belfast; later published as an article, The Military Revolution, –, that has fueled debate in historical circles for five decades, in which the concept has been continually redefined and challenged.


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This book is a collection of essays centered on, as the title declares, the "military revolution" debate, which emerged some decades after Michael Robert's lecture at Queen's University, Belfast.

According to Rogers, the goal of the book is to make the principle texts of the debate accessible for scholars and students alike/5(18). This book brings together, for the first time, the classic articles that began and have shaped the debate about the Military Revolution in early modern Europe, adding important new essays by eminent historians of early modern Europe to Cited by:   The Military Revolution Debate book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The debate about the “Military Revolution” has been o /5.

The military revolution debate: readings on the military transformation of early modern Europe. Responsibility edited by Clifford J. Rogers. Nielsen Book Data) The debate about the Military Revolution has been one of the most controversial and exciting areas of discussion and research in the fields of early modern European history and.

The debate about the “Military Revolution” has been one of the most controversial and exciting areas of discussion and research in the fields of early modern European history and military history.

Scholars have long sought to explain the massive changes in European military techniques and technologies that took place between the end of the Middle Ages and the.

The Military Revolution Debate will be required reading for anyone interested in what is undoubtedly one of the hottest areas in military history today. Excerpt The meeting of the American Military Institute, held in Durham, North Carolina, witnessed a truly extraordinary conference session.

"The Dynamics of Military Revolution brings a much needed historical perspective to the current debate about the 'revolution in military affairs.' The future of military force is not simply about technology, but rather about the concepts and doctrine /5(43).

“The Military Revolution Debate” “The Military Revolution Debate”, edited by s mainly tackles military evolution, technology, tactics, as well as doctrine during the early modern Europe era.

The author of the readings who is a historian is an expert with many publications and various military articles accredited to him in his career as an author. Synopsis The debate about the Military Revolution has been one of most controversial and exciting areas of discussion and research in the fields of early modern European history and military history.

This book brings together, for the first time, the classic articles that began and have shaped /5(12). Get this from a library. The military revolution debate: readings on the military transformation of early modern Europe. [Clifford J Rogers;] -- The debate about the "Military Revolution" has been one of the most controversial and exciting areas of discussion and research in the fields of early modern European history and military history.

This book brings together, for the first time, the classic articles that began and have shaped the debate about the Military Revolution in early modern Europe, adding important new essays by eminent historians of early modern Europe to further this important scholarly interchange.

A 'revolution in strategy' formed the second major strand of Roberts's thesis. A third component of the military revolution theory was a 'prodigious increase in the scale of warfare in Europe' between and These four assertions form the kernel of the military revolution by:   "The Dynamics of Military Revolution brings a much needed historical perspective to the current debate about the 'revolution in military affairs.' The future of military force is not simply about technology, but rather about the concepts and doctrine that utilize technology to achieve larger purposes/5(2).

The Military Revolution, Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Authors: Roberts, Michael: Number of Pages: Publisher: M. Boyd: City: Belfast: Abstract: The debate about the "Military Revolution" has been one of the most controversial and exciting areas of discussion and research in the fields of early modern European.

Military Revolution Debate Readings on the Military Transformation of Early Modern Europe by Clifford J Rogers available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews. This book brings together, for the first time, the classic articles that began and have shaped the Author: Clifford J.

Rogers. The early modern period produced the improvements in military technology which were the foundation for the West's domination of the world. In The Military Revolution Parker analyses the key innovations involved. He begins with the introduction of siege artillery and the "artillery fortress" capable of withstanding it, and with the use of firearms in battle and changes in.

This book brings together, for the first time, the classic articles that began and have shaped the debate about the Military Revolution in early modern Europe, adding important new essays by eminent historians of early modern Europe to /5(45). The Military Revolution, Military Innovation and the Rise of the WestCambridge Press.

Parker, Geoffrey. ‘In Defense of the Military Revolution’, in Clifford J Rogers (ed). The Military Revolution Debate: Readings On The Military Transformation Of Early Modern Europe.

Boulder, CO: Westview Press. Accessed October 23 This book is an effort to answer those needs. CONCEPTUAL ROOTS. Current notions of revolutions in military affairs derive from two principal sources: early modern historians and Soviet military theorists.

The closely related concept of “military revolution” emerged in in an inaugural lecture by the British historian Michael by: This book is excellent, but for a fuller view, please also read "The Military Revolution Debate" edited by Clifford Rogers.

Excellence. Published by User, 15 years ago/5(5). This book brings together, for the first time, the classic articles that began and have shaped the debate about the Military Revolution in early modern Europe, adding important new essays by eminent historians of early modern Europe to further this important scholarly : Taylor And Francis.A debate has raged ever since about a contemporary RMA and its implications for American defense policy.

Addressing these issues, The Iraq Wars and America's Military Revolution is a comprehensive study of the Iraq Wars in the context of the RMA : Keith L. Shimko.Review Article: The Military Revolution, The Military Revolution Debate: Readings on the Military Transformation of Early Modern Europe October War in History 4(4)