History 3429F/G Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Semaphore Line

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Published on 29 Apr 2013
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Week 6 Readings
Rothenberg Article
No single cause for any war
Ideology not a main factor in the Terror/Revolutionary wars
Emergence of a new type of warfare
o People’s war not wars of a king
Places blame on Napoleon
Power the major issue
o Basis of ideology
o More concerned with the maintenance of power because of the
different nature of government
Republic vs. monarchy
Difficult to understand the whole without looking at the individual
states/provinces
o Napoleon had to hegemonic Europe (opposite of the balance of
power)
o France to keep order within Europe
o Similar to present USA
Cannot completely eliminate ideology from the equations
o Major changes rooted in them
Events in France compromise idea of balance of power in Europe
o Balance of power and balance of terror are different
o Power differences are limited
New elements of war
o Production capacities of countries
o Increased size of armies
o Conscription
o Bureaucracy
o Increased number of roads
o Well-trained officers, etc.
o Standardization of weapons
o Communication (optical telegraph) and optimization of old means
Made it difficult to stop the war
Impose conditions rather than negotiate
Koser Article
Way press portrays revolutionary women
o Condemned at first in regards to women’s suffrage
October Days
o March on Versailles and capture the king led by women
o Mainly because of price of bread, etc.
Problem with women carrying weapons
Women outside the domestic sphere and gender roles
More power behind mixed gender demonstrations
Women carrying weapons
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Emergence of a new type of warfare. Ideology not a main factor in the terror/revolutionary wars: people"s war not wars of a king. Power the major issue: basis of ideology, more concerned with the maintenance of power because of the different nature of government. Difficult to understand the whole without looking at the individual states/provinces: napoleon had to hegemonic europe (opposite of the balance of power, france to keep order within europe, similar to present usa. Cannot completely eliminate ideology from the equations: major changes rooted in them. Events in france compromise idea of balance of power in europe: balance of power and balance of terror are different, power differences are limited. New elements of war: production capacities of countries, increased size of armies, conscription, bureaucracy, increased number of roads, well-trained officers, etc, standardization of weapons, communication (optical telegraph) and optimization of old means. Made it difficult to stop the war.

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