Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War


At every major peace conference for the past 200 years victors have disarmed their defeated enemies to try to prevent them from overturning the peace settlement. The efficacy and durability of enforced disarmament measures, and the resistance they are likely to encounter, are thus issues of central strategic and political importance. Philip Towle examines the most important peace settlements from the time of Napolean to Saddam Hussein in the first major history of this fascinating subject.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford
Publication year:
  • 1997