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A Guide to Battles: Decisive Conflicts in History

ISBN : 9780198828976

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¥4,565
Author: 
Richard Holmes; Martin Marix Evans
Pages
440 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
137 x 201 mm
Pub date
Mar 2018
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A Guide to Battles tells the stories of 300 of the world's most dramatic, memorable, and important clashes, from battles in ancient Egypt to the Second Gulf War. Organized chronologically and by region it provides tactical, technological, and historical context. It is highly accessible to the general reader and invaluable for the specialist.

Index: 

Preface
1 Ancient World
2 Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages
3 The Renaissance to the French Revolution
4 Nineteenth-century Europe
5 World War I
6 World War II
7 The Americas
8 Asia and the Middle East
9 Africa
Index

About the author: 

Richard Holmes (1946-2011) was Professor of Military and Security Studies at Cranfield University and the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom. He presented the popular BBC television series War Walks and The Western Front. He wrote more than twenty books and was the General Editor of The Oxford Companion to Military History. ; Martin Marix Evans is an independent writer and military historian. He has written numerous books, among them Naseby 1645: the triumph of the New Model Army, Encyclopedia of the Boer War, Over the Top, and Victory on the Western Front.

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