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< p> A brand-new history of the world's principal military developments and campaigns, from the Greeks and Romans to the Vietnam War and beyond, illustrated with state-of-the-art mapping. < /p> < p> From the dawn of the very first civilizations, people have fought for the control of resources and territory. The < i> Collins Atlas of Military History< /i> takes a look at all the military advancements that have made these struggles ever more lethal and at the major military battles throughout the ages. From the Egyptians and Hittites at the Battle of Kadesh to the recent wars in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and the Gulf, the most innovative military tactics, new weaponry, key commanders, and decisive battles are all discussed and analyzed in one comprehensive volume. < /p> < center> < p> Chapters cover: < /p> < p> The First Military Empires: Egyptians and Hittites to the later Roman Empire < /p> < p> War in the Middle Ages, 400& #150; 1500 < /p> < p> The Military Renaissance, 1500& #150; 1650 < /p> < p> Warfare Under the Ancient Regime, 1650& #150; 1785 < /p> < p> The Age of Revolution, 1792& #150; 1815 < /p> < p> The Dawn of Modern Warfare, 1815& #150; 1905 < /p> < p> The First World War, 1914& #150; 1918 < /p> < p> Total Warfare: The Russian Revolution to War in the Pacific < /p> < p> The End of Modern War, 1946& #150; 2003 < /p> < /center> < p> For anyone with an interest in military history and the politics, society, and culture of the world, the < i> Collins Atlas of Military History< /i> is a perfect companion. < /p>

Synopsis:

A brand-new history of the world's principal military developments and campaigns, from the Greeks and Romans to the Vietnam War and beyond, illustrated with state-of-the-art mapping.

From the dawn of the very first civilizations, people have fought for the control of resources and territory. The Collins Atlas of Military History takes a look at all the military advancements that have made these struggles ever more lethal and at the major military battles throughout the ages. From the Egyptians and Hittites at the Battle of Kadesh to the recent wars in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and the Gulf, the most innovative military tactics, new weaponry, key commanders, and decisive battles are all discussed and analyzed in one comprehensive volume.

Chapters cover:

The First Military Empires: Egyptians and Hittites to the later Roman Empire

War in the Middle Ages, 400-1500

The Military Renaissance, 1500-1650

Warfare Under the Ancient Regime, 1650-1785

The Age of Revolution, 1792-1815

The Dawn of Modern Warfare, 1815-1905

The First World War, 1914-1918

Total Warfare: The Russian Revolution to War in the Pacific

The End of "Modern" War, 1946-2003

For anyone with an interest in military history and the politics, society, and culture of the world, the Collins Atlas of Military History is a perfect companion.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060849979
Manufactured:
Harper Collins Publishers
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Manufactured by:
HarperCollins Publishers
Manufactured:
HarperCollins Publishers
Author:
Collins, UK Staff
Author:
Collins UK Staff
Author:
Harper Collins Publishers
Author:
by Collins UK Staff
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Atlases - Historical
Subject:
Historical geography
Subject:
Military history
Subject:
Travel-Atlases
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20060523
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.68x7.44x.43 in. 1.34 lbs.

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Product details 192 pages HarperCollins Publishers - English 9780060849979 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A brand-new history of the world's principal military developments and campaigns, from the Greeks and Romans to the Vietnam War and beyond, illustrated with state-of-the-art mapping.

From the dawn of the very first civilizations, people have fought for the control of resources and territory. The Collins Atlas of Military History takes a look at all the military advancements that have made these struggles ever more lethal and at the major military battles throughout the ages. From the Egyptians and Hittites at the Battle of Kadesh to the recent wars in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and the Gulf, the most innovative military tactics, new weaponry, key commanders, and decisive battles are all discussed and analyzed in one comprehensive volume.

Chapters cover:

The First Military Empires: Egyptians and Hittites to the later Roman Empire

War in the Middle Ages, 400-1500

The Military Renaissance, 1500-1650

Warfare Under the Ancient Regime, 1650-1785

The Age of Revolution, 1792-1815

The Dawn of Modern Warfare, 1815-1905

The First World War, 1914-1918

Total Warfare: The Russian Revolution to War in the Pacific

The End of "Modern" War, 1946-2003

For anyone with an interest in military history and the politics, society, and culture of the world, the Collins Atlas of Military History is a perfect companion.

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