Military Transition in Early Modern Asia, 1400-1750

Military Transition in Early Modern Asia, 1400-1750

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A substantial amount of work has been carried out to explore the military systems of Western Europe during the early modern era, but the military trajectories of the Asian states have received relatively little attention. This study provides the first comparative study of the major Asian empires' military systems and explores the extent of the impact of West European military transition on the extra-European world. Kaushik Roy conducts a comparative analysis of the armies and navies of the large agrarian bureaucratic empires of Asia, focusing on the question of how far the Asian polities were able to integrate gunpowder weapons in their military systems. Military Transition in Early Modern Asia, 1400-1750 offers important insights into the common patterns in war making across the region, and the impact of firearms and artillery.... 222n Uzbeks aid from Ottoman 47 logistical failures 84 in Nadir Shaha#39;s army 75 vs Ottoman Army (1500a€“1700) 46 vs ... 192 military manual 86 military revolution 89 pikemen, operation 12 in pre-1500 era 11a€“12 trace italiene 89 Williams, anbsp;...

Title:Military Transition in Early Modern Asia, 1400-1750
Author: Kaushik Roy
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing - 2014-05-22

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