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  1. The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History

    By Jeremy Black

    Series: Themes in World History

    In The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History, Jeremy Black presents a compact yet comprehensive survey of slavery and its impact on the world, primarily centered on the Atlantic trade. Opening with a clear discussion of the problems of defining slavery, the book goes on to investigate the Atlantic...

    To Be Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. War in the Modern World, 1990-2014

    By Jeremy Black

    Series: Warfare and History

    In War in the Modern World, 1990-2014, Jeremy Black looks at the most modern of conflicts from the perspective that war is a central feature of the modern world. Arguing that understanding non-Western developments is crucial if the potential of Western war-making is to be assessed accurately, the...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Trade, Empire and British Foreign Policy, 1689–1815

    Politics of a Commercial State

    By Jeremy Black

    Series: War, History and Politics

    This new volume examines the influence of trade and empire from 1689 to 1815, a crucial period for British foreign policy and state-building. Jeremy Black, a leading expert on British foreign policy, draws on the wide range of archival material, as well as other sources, in order to ask how far,...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Europe and the World, 1650-1830

    By Professor Jeremy Black, Jeremy Black

    Europe and the World, 1650-1830 is an important thematic study of the first age of globalisation. It surveys the interaction of Europe, Europe's growing colonies and other major global powers, such as the Ottoman Empire, China, India and Japan. Focusing on Europe's impact on the world, Jeremy Black...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Introduction to Global Military History

    1775 to the Present Day, 2nd Edition

    By Jeremy Black

    This lucid account of military developments around the modern world begins with the American War of Independence and the French revolutionary wars and continues chronologically to the latest 21st century conflicts. It combines determinedly global coverage with thought-provoking analysis not only of...

    Published November 8th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Continental Commitment

    Britain, Hanover and Interventionism 1714-1793

    By Jeremy Black

    Recent debates about British political and military strategies, derived in particular from dissension about Britain’s relationship with Europe and from disagreement over the Iraq war, has led to a greater awareness of the problematic nature of the concept of ‘national interests’. This major new...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The British and the Grand Tour (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jeremy Black

    First published in 1985, this is a history of the Grand Tour, undertaken by young men in the eighteenth century to complete their education - a tour usually to France, Italy and Switzerland, and sometimes encompassing Germany. Rather than being another popular treatment of the theme, this...

    Published July 1st 2011 by Routledge

  8. The English Press in the Eighteenth Century (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jeremy Black

    First published in 1987, this is a comprehensive analysis of the rise of the British Press in the eighteenth century, as a component of the understanding of eighteenth century political and social history. Professor Black considers the reasons for the growth of the "print culture" and the relations...

    Published July 1st 2011 by Routledge

  9. Great Powers and the Quest for Hegemony

    The World Order since 1500

    By Jeremy Black

    Series: War, History and Politics

    This timely book provides a general overview of Great Power politics and world order from 1500 to the present. Jeremy Black provides several historical case-studies, each of which throws light on both the power in question and the international system of the period, and how it had developed from...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  10. European Warfare in a Global Context, 1660–1815

    By Jeremy Black

    Series: Warfare and History

    This original book presents a global approach to eighteenth century warfare. Emphasis is placed on the importance of conflict in the period and the capacity for decisiveness in impact and development in method. Through this Jeremy Black extends the view beyond land to naval conflict. European...

    Published December 12th 2006 by Routledge

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