List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The military revolution revisited; 2. Supplying war; 3. Victory at sea; 4. The 'military revolution' abroad; 5. Beyond the revolution; Afterword; Notes; Bibliographical guide; Index.
A new edition of Geoffrey Parker's illustrated history of the impact of western warfare 1500-1800.
From reviews of the first edition (1988): '... a work of superb scholarship ... a brisk and engaging account that illuminates virtually every aspect of warfare in this watershed period.' Gordon A. Craig, New York Review of Books '... a succinct but dense study with the rare distinction of being packed with information, rich in argument, and yet well organized and clear.' John Childs, The Times Literary Supplement '... a major work of military historiography which will influence the outlook of Professor Parker's fellow practitioners for years to come.' John Keegan, The Daily Telegraph 'Parker's Military Revolution has produced the most sophisticated debate in the entire field of military history.' John Lynn