This major book provides the most comprehensive guide available to nineteenth and twentieth century wars and their settlement. Erik Goldstein covers all aspects of over one hundred wars. He examines the deeper origins of the conflict, the immediate reason for the outbreak of hostilities, the course of the fighting, and the terms of the settlement. The book is organised both geographically and topically, covering a range of wars including the Post-Napoleonic Revolutionary Wars, Wars of German Unification, the Middle Eastern Wars, Maghreb Wars and South American Wars. There is an extensive bibliography, several appendices and an overall chronology.