Outline of war
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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to war:
War – organised and often prolonged armed conflict that is carried out by states or non-state actors – is characterised by extreme violence, social disruption, and economic destruction.[1][2] War should be understood as an actual, intentional and widespread armed conflict between political communities, and therefore is defined as a form of political violence or intervention.[1][3]
Warfare – refers to the common activities and characteristics of types of war, or of wars in general.[4]
Types of war
Types of warfare
Warfare by objective
Warfare by strategic doctrine
Warfare by terrain
Warfare by equipment or weapon type
Warfare by era
Warfare by stages
Main article: generations of warfare
History of war
Locations of ongoing conflicts worldwide, Update: May 2021
  Major wars, 10,000+ deaths in current or past year
  Wars, 1,000–9,999 deaths in current or past year
  Minor conflicts, 100–999 deaths in current or past year
  Skirmishes and clashes, fewer than 100 deaths.
See also: Category:Lists of wars by date
Main article: History of war
Warfare by era
See: Warfare by era, above
Wars by death toll
List of wars by death toll
Wars by date
Wars by region
See also: Category:Lists of wars by region
Wars by type of conflict
See also: Category:Warfare by type
Factions and forces
Weapons of war
Further information: Lists of weapons
Military theory
Military organization
Main article: Military organization
Operational level of war
Main article: Operational level of war
Military operations
Types of military operations
Types of military operations, by scope:
Military strategy
Main article: Military strategy
Grand strategy
Main article: Grand strategy
Military tactics
Main article: Military tactics
Politics of war
Philosophy of war
See also: Political philosophy
Philosophy of war – examines war beyond the typical questions of weaponry and strategy, inquiring into such things as the meaning and etiology of war, the relationship between war and human nature, and the ethics of war.
Laws of war
Prisoners of war
Effects of war
Effects of war
War and culture
War in popular culture
War-related media
War publications
War films
List of war films and TV specials – lists movies and shows by the war depicted in them, the sections arranged chronologically
Persons influential in war
List of military writers
Inventors of Military Technology
During the Classical Period
Listed by date of approximate lifetime
Ancient Egypt
Ancient Near East
Ancient Greece
Ancient India
Ancient China and its enemies
Ancient Rome and its enemies
Late Antiquity
Middle Ages
Early Middle Ages
High Middle Ages
Islamic Golden Age
Medieval India
Medieval China
Medieval Southeast Asia
Mongol Conquests
Hundred Years War
During the Early Modern Period
Japanese Wars
Islamic Empires
European Colonization of the Americas
Early Modern Europe
Golden Age of Piracy
Chinese Qing Dynasty
American Revolutionary War
Napoleonic Wars
Modern Period
American Civil War
During World War I
During World War II
This is divided between political Leaders, field commanders and other influential people
Political Leaders
Sofia Vembo
See also
  1. ^ a b "American Heritage Dictionary: War". Thefreedictionary.com. Retrieved 2011-01-24.
  2. ^ "Merriam Webster's Dictionary: War". Merriam-Webster. 13 August 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-24.
  3. ^ "War". Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Metaphysics Research Lab, Stanford University. 2017.
  4. ^ "Warfare". Cambridge Dictionary. Retrieved 1 August 2016.
  5. ^ a b c d Lind, William S.; Nightingale, Keith; Schmitt, John F.; Sutton, Joseph W.; Wilson, Gary I. (1989). The Changing Face of War: Into the Fourth Generation.
  6. ^ Staff of the Catholic Peace Fellowship (2007). "The Life and Witness of Ben Salmon". Sign of Peace. 6.1 (Spring 2007).
  7. ^ "'Just War Theory'" vs. American Self-DefenceArchived 2012-12-09 at archive.today, by Yaron Brook and Alex Epstein
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