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States, Strategy and struggle

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 February 2009

Jeremy Black
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University of Durham

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1 Koehler to James Bland Burges, under secretary in British Foreign Office, 21 Apr. 1792, Koehler, Memorandum, ‘Present military state of the Ottoman empire’, Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bland Burges papers, 36 fos. 99160Google Scholar. I would like to thank Richard Head for permission to cite from this collection. Koehler to Burges, 1 o Jan. 1793, London, Public Record Office, Foreign Office, 78/14 fo. 7.

2 Menning, B., ‘Russian military innovation in the second half of the eighteenth century’, War and Society, II, 1 (1984), 2341CrossRefGoogle Scholar. See more generally Black, J., European warfare, 1660–1815 (forthcoming).Google Scholar

3 It is worth noting the criticisms of Parker's work in Hall, B. S. and DeVries, K. R., ‘The “military revolution” revisited’, Technology and Culture, XXXI (1990), 500–7.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

4 Important works include Bayly, C. A., Imperial meridian. The British empire and the world 1780–1830 (Harlow, 1989)Google Scholar and Goldstone, J. A., Revolution and rebellion in the early modern world (Berkeley, 1991).Google Scholar

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7 Questionable views have recently been restated in Weigley, R. F., The Age of battles. The quest for decisive warfare from Breitenfeld to Waterloo (Bloomington, 1991)Google Scholar. For a different account, Black, J., A military revolution? Military change and European society 1550–1800 (London, 1991).Google Scholar

8 Keegan, J., ‘Peace by other means? War, popular opinion and the politically incorrect Clausewitz’, Times Literary Supplement, II Dec. 1992, pp. 34Google Scholar, and subsequent correspondence; Keegan, , A history of warfare (London, 1993).Google Scholar

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