Minor in Security Studies - European Military History 1550-1740 HIST 2015   European Military History 1550-1740
The course deals with the presence of war in European societies, and how states and societies adapted and transformed under the impetus of the desire to achieve victory against an adversary. Among specific topics the course will deal with the transformation of tactics and technology on land and sea; the creation of modern tax systems; problems of supply and recruitment; ideologies of the military function; the creation of standing armies; the impact of hostilities on society.
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