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This edition was published in by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln, Neb..

Written in English

626 pages

This book provides a wide-ranging and comprehensive coverage of warfare across times and cultures. Its main strengths are its ability to provide context for each period discussed, comparison between developments in Europe, Asia, and the colonized world, and critical and up-to-date bibliographies that allow the reader to pursue subjects in greater depth. - Jacket flap.

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World History of Warfare (Tactics & Strategies)
October 1, 2002, University of Nebraska Press
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This book provides a wide-ranging and comprehensive coverage of warfare across times and cultures. Its main strengths are its ability to provide context for each period discussed, comparison between developments in Europe, Asia, and the colonized world, and critical and up-to-date bibliographies that allow the reader to pursue subjects in greater depth. - Jacket flap.

World History of Warfare (Tactics & Strategies)

This edition was published in by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln, Neb..


Table of Contents

Introduction : The origins of warfare
Warfare of the ancient empires
War and society in the classical West : 450 B.C. to A.D. 450
Migrations and invasions : Huns, Goths, Byzantines, Arabs, Vikings, and Magyars, A.D. 300-1000
European chivalry and the rise of Islam
Eastern styles of warfare : the Mongols, India, China, and Japan
The age of gunpowder and sail
New signs of total war : the seventeenth century
Absolutism and war : the eighteenth century
The revolutionary era
The beginnings of industrial warfare
The West conquers the world : war and society in the age of European imperialism, 1757-1914
Twentieth-century militarisms and technological warfare
Third World wars : war and society during the Cold War and after
Epilogue: The future of war and peace

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Library of Congress
U27.W66 2002, U27 .W66 2002

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Number of pages
626
Dimensions
9.1 x 6 x 1.9 inches
Weight
2.4 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL7905353M
Internet Archive
worldhistoryofwa00arch
ISBN 10
0803244231
ISBN 13
9780803244238
LC Control Number
2002005418
Library Thing
1704071
Goodreads
79405

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