Absolute war : violence and mass warfare in the German lands, 1792-1820 / Mark Hewitson
- Hewitson, Mark
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
- First edition.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
- Machine generated contents note: 1.From Cabinet Warfare to Mass Armies -- `Total War' and `Military Revolution' -- The Levee en Masse and Conscription -- Patriotic and Cabinet Warfare -- Tactics, Strategy, and Reform -- 2.Heroism and the Defence of the Volk -- `Public Opinion' and the State -- War and Peace -- The Art of War -- National, Patriotic, and Just Wars -- 3.The Violence of Civilian Life -- Cultures of Violence and Death -- The Sensibility of Suffering -- Civilians and the Burdens of War -- `War-time' -- 4.The Lives of Soldiers -- War Stories -- Hard Facts -- Citizen-Soldiers -- Surviving Invasion and Liberation -- 5.War Memories -- 1813: Festivals of Freedom, Liberation, and Sacrifice -- The Politics of Memory -- Histories of Liberation and the Post-War Order.
- The first of three volumes from Mark Hewitson which explore the experiences of conflict in modern Germany, and the resounding impact of these across Europe and the world, 'Absolute War' reassesses the meaning of military conflict for the millions of German subjects who were directly implicated in the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
- 9780191829468 (ebook)
- Audience Notes:
- This edition previously issued in print: 2017.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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