Synopses & Reviews
Weapons and Warfare covers the weapons and strategies of warfare from ancient civilizations to the present. This two-volume set is ideal for high school and college students and military enthusiasts. Arranged chronologically, with alphabetical and categorized lists of all entries for fast, easy reference. Written with the needs of students and general readers in mind, the articles present clear discussions of the topics. The focus?more on the technical and strategic development of weapons and tactics than on a narrative chronological history of events?allows students of history, political science, and science and technology to gain a broad understanding of the technological and strategic advances made over time and geography.