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Author Reid, Richard J. (Richard James)
Title Warfare in African history / Richard J. Reid.
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Author Reid, Richard J. (Richard James)
Series New approaches to African history ; 6
New approaches to African history ; 6.
Subject Military art and science -- Africa -- History.
Politics and war -- Africa -- History.
War and society -- Africa -- History.
War -- Economic aspects -- Africa -- History.
Civil war -- Africa -- History.
Coups d'├ętat -- Africa -- History.
Africa -- History, Military.
Africa -- Colonial influence.
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 188 pages) : maps.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. The contours of violence: environment, economy, and polity in African warfare -- 2. Arms in Africa's antiquity: patterns and systems of warfare, to the early second millennium CE -- 3. The military foundations of state and society, to circa 1600 -- 4. Destruction and construction, circa 1600-circa 1800 -- 5. Transformations in violence: military revolution and the 'long' nineteenth century -- 6. Revolutions incomplete: the old and the new in the modern era.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781139379229 (electronic bk.)
1139379224 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 794379503
Additional Format Print version: Reid, Richard J. (Richard James). Warfare in African history. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012 9780521195102 (DLC) 2011049744 (OCoLC)768335773

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