A Revolution in Military Cartography?: Europe 1650-1815

  title={A Revolution in Military Cartography?: Europe 1650-1815},
  author={Jeremy Black},
  journal={The Journal of Military History},
  pages={49 - 68}
  • Jeremy Black
  • Published 15 January 2009
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Military History
Military cartography is studied in order to approach the role of information in war. This serves as an opportunity to reconsider the Military Revolution and in particular changes in the eighteenth century. Mapping is approached not only in tactical, operational and strategic terms, but also with reference to the mapping of war for public interest. Shifts in the latter reflect changes in the geography of European conflict. 

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