Great Powers and Little Wars: The Limits of Power

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GREAT POWERS AND LITTLE WARS
The Limits of Power

Edited by A. Hamish Ion and E. J. Errington

Westport, Connecticut PRAEGER London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction 1
  • Notes 13
  • 1 - Great Powers and Little Wars: Limits of Power 15
  • Notes 29
  • 2 - India and the North-West Frontier: The First Afghan War 31
  • Notes 49
  • 3 - The Aceh War and the Creation of the Netherlands East Indies State 53
  • Notes 72
  • 4 - Hazou, Fazou, Tazou: Forest, Fire, and Fever -- The French Occupation of Madagascar 83
  • Notes 101
  • 5 - The Boer War 105
  • Notes 121
  • 6 - The Limits of Power: The U.S. Conquest of the Philippines 125
  • Notes 141
  • 7 - The Limits of Financial Power: Japanese Foreign Borrowing and the Russo-Japanese War 145
  • Notes 163
  • 8 - The Italian-Ethiopian War, October 1935-November 1941: Causes, Conduct, and Consequences 167
  • Notes 196
  • Afterword: The Imperial Contract -- An Ethology of Power 203
  • Notes 221
  • Selected Bibliography 227
  • Index 233
  • Contributors 245
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