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The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare (Cambridge Illustrated Histories)

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Now available in a revised and updated version, The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare provides a unique account of Western warfare from antiquity to the present day. The book treats the history of all aspects of the subject: the development of warfare on land, sea and air; weapons and technology; strategy and defense; discipline and intelligence; mercenaries and standing armies; cavalry and infantry; chivalry and Blitzkrieg; guerilla assault and nuclear arsenals. It places in context particular key events in the history of armed engagement, from the Greek victory at Marathon, through the introduction of gunpowder in medieval England and France, to the jungle warfare of Vietnam and the strategic air attacks of the Gulf War. Throughout, there is an emphasis on the socio-economic aspects of military progress: who pays for it, how can its returns be measured, and to what extent does it explain the rise of the West to global dominance over two millennia?

Synopsis:

Now available in a revised and updated version, this book examines Western warfare from antiquity to the present day.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521738064
Author:
Parker, Geoffrey
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Parker, Geoffrey
Author:
Parker, Geoffrey
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Military art and science
Subject:
History
Subject:
War and society
Subject:
Civilization, western
Subject:
Military-General History
Edition Description:
Revised, Update
Series:
Cambridge Illustrated Histories
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
440
Dimensions:
10.00x7.90x1.20 in. 3.25 lbs.

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