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Encyclopedia of Invasions and Conquests: From Ancient Times to the Present

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Publisher Comments:

The Encyclopedia of Invasions and Conquests, a comprehensive guide to 192 invasions, conquests, battles, occupations, and military leaders from ancient times to the present, takes readers on a journey that includes the Roman conquest of Britain, the Portuguese colonization of Brazil, and the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. This engaging, lucid, carefully researched volume provides a thorough review of each battle while examining the repercussions on infrastructure, tradition, language, and more. Some entries cover civilizations and cultures (Han Dynasty, the Huns, the Uzbeks), while others are devoted to selected historical figures (Julius Caesar, Napoleon Buonaparte, Douglas MacArthur). Each chapter provides a map to help readers locate key areas and geographical features. Other features include cross-references, a cumulative bibliography, and a comprehensive subject index.

Synopsis:

An authoritative and thoroughly readable volume that will prove invaluable for everyone from military historians to history buffs to those wanting to know the impact of war on the borders and cultures of countries around the world.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 415-426) and index.

About the Author

Paul K. Davis received a Ph.D. in war studies from King's College, University of London. He currently teaches history at the University of Texas at San Antonio and St. Mary's University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393317893
Subtitle:
From Ancient Times to the Present
Author:
Davis, Paul K.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
History, military
Subject:
Military art and science
Subject:
Military history
Publication Date:
19980817
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Photographs, maps
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
10.1 x 7.1 x 1 in 1.765 lb

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Encyclopedia of Invasions and Conquests: From Ancient Times to the Present
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Product details 464 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393317893 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , An authoritative and thoroughly readable volume that will prove invaluable for everyone from military historians to history buffs to those wanting to know the impact of war on the borders and cultures of countries around the world.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 415-426) and index.
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