The Ultimate Experience: Battlefield Revelations and the Making of Modern War Culture, 1450-2000
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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For millennia, war was viewed as a supreme test. In the period 1750-1850 war became much more than a test: it became a secular revelation. This new understanding of war as revelation completely transformed Western war culture, revolutionizing politics, the personal experience of war, the status of common soldiers, and the tenets of military theory
|Keywords||Combat History War (Philosophy Experience History Experience (Religion History Combat in literature Military history, Modern|
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|Call number||U21.2.H357 2008|
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