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The Siege of Malta, 1565 Siege of Malta, 1565: Translated from the Spanish Edition of 1568 Translated from the Spanish Edition of 1568 (First Person Singular,)
The Siege of Malta, 1565 Siege of Malta, 1565: Translated from the Spanish Edition of 1568 Translated from the Spanish Edition of 1568 (First Person Singular,)
by Balbi Di Correggio
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This is the history of one of the great battles of the world, written by a private soldier who was an eye-witness. The siege of Malta was a crucial moment in the long struggle between Islam and Christendom for domination of the Mediterranean, fought out... (read more)

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The Martial Arts of Renaissance Europe
The Martial Arts of Renaissance Europe
by Sydney Anglo
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Mounted encounters by armored knights locked in desperate hand-to-hand combat, stabbing and wrestling in tavern brawls, deceits and brutalities in street affrays, balletic homicide on the dueling field -- these were the martial arts of Renaissance Europe.... (read more)

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Warfare in the Seventeenth Century (06 Edition)
Warfare in the Seventeenth Century (06 Edition)
by John Childs
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During the 17th century, technological evolutions in fortifications and arms meant that wars grew longer, armies larger, and military formations more disciplined. Yet, militias remained primarily mercenary; although armaments developed from the pike to... (read more)

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Warfare in the 18th Century
Warfare in the 18th Century
by Jeremy Black
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It was the century of American independence, of warfare between France and Prussia, of invading Mongols in Tibet. All around the globe, using weaponry from muskets to the bow-and-arrow, conflicts raged. The diverse campaigns covered here portray... (read more)

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Edgehill 1642
Edgehill 1642
by Peter Young
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Forms part of a series of paperbacks reprinting classic texts on military history. In this book, Peter Young examines how a battle was fought in the Civil War, from the artillery, infantry and cavalry to discipline, uniforms and medals.... (read more)

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Warfare in the Eighteenth Century
Warfare in the Eighteenth Century
by Jeremy Black
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It was the century of American independence, of warfare between France and Prussia, of invading Mongols in Tibet. The most successful power anywhere was China; the largest land battles took place in India. All around the globe, using weaponry from... (read more)

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Battle for Europe
Battle for Europe
by Charles Spencer Spencer, Earl
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"Plunder, murder, destroy—and if it be possible to commit yet greater cruelties, be not negligent," ordered one of Louis XIV's generals. Another boasted of atrocities his soldiers committed against Dutch civilians: "We lit the town and grilled all... (read more)

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Montcalm & Wolfe
Montcalm & Wolfe
by Francis Parkman
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The result of over forty years of passionate research, Montcalm and Wolfe is the epic story of Europe's struggle for dominance of the New World. Centuries of rivalry and greed between the great imperial powers culminated in five brutal years of war... (read more)

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Among You: The Extraordinary True Story of a Soldier Broken by War
Among You: The Extraordinary True Story of a Soldier Broken by War
by Jake Wood
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The gripping real-life story of a soldier serving on the front line in Iraq and Afghanistan, and an unforgettable, unflinching account of the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder   Jake Wood lives parallel lives: encased in the glass tower of... (read more)

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Blehheim: Battle for Europe
Blehheim: Battle for Europe
by Earl Charle Spencer
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By the summer of 1704 Louis XIV's vast armies dominated Europe. France defeated every alliance formed against her and Louis was poised to extend his frontier to the Rhine and install a French prince on the throne of Spain. Two men saved Europe from... (read more)

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The Renaissance at War
The Renaissance at War
by Thomas Arnold
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With the dawning of the Renaissance came not only enlightenment in painting and sculpture but also technological and social advances that changed forever the art of warfare. First, firearms replaced bows as the weapons of choice on Western battlefields... (read more)

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Bayonets for Hire: Mercenaries at War, 1550-1789
Bayonets for Hire: Mercenaries at War, 1550-1789
by William Urban
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From the Greek professional armies of Alexander, through the Hundred Years War, indeed, to today, mercenaries have been ever-present, their role constantly evolving. In this compelling new history William Urban takes up their captivating and turbulent... (read more)

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Dawn of Modern Warfare #04: The Dawn of Modern Warfare: History of the Art of War
Dawn of Modern Warfare #04: The Dawn of Modern Warfare: History of the Art of War
by Hans Delbruck
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By the fifteenth century the Swiss method of warfare, in which disciplined foot soldiers fought in tightly formed units, was being imitated. The Germans and Spanish took notice when in 1479 Archduke Maximilian and his victorious Flemish infantrymen used... (read more)

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Warfare in the Seventeenth Century
Warfare in the Seventeenth Century
by John Childs
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During the 17th century, technological evolutions in fortifications and arms meant that wars grew longer, armies larger, and military formations more disciplined. Yet, militias remained primarily mercenary; although armaments developed from the pike to... (read more)

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Warfare in the Seventeenth Century (Smithsonian History of Warfare)
Warfare in the Seventeenth Century (Smithsonian History of Warfare)
by John Childs
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The comprehensive history of the social, political, and economic contexts of the significant wars that raged across Europe in the seventeenth century.... (read more)

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The Cambridge Illustrated Atlas of Warfare: Renaissance to Revolution, 1492-1792
The Cambridge Illustrated Atlas of Warfare: Renaissance to Revolution, 1492-1792
by Jeremy Black
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The three centuries following the discovery of the New World was a period of unprecedented global expansion, spearheaded by the lusty armies of the imperial European powers. This volume of The Cambridge Illustrated Atlases of Warfare is a lively and... (read more)

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War in European History, 1494-1660: The Essential Bibliography (Essential Bibliographies)
War in European History, 1494-1660: The Essential Bibliography (Essential Bibliographies)
by Jeremy Black
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Provides the latest scholarship in military history; includes essays written by top scholars in their fields; Supplies an indispensable introduction to the field and a guide for further research for students and seasoned researchers alike.... (read more)

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The Wars of Empire (Smithsonian History of Warfare)
The Wars of Empire (Smithsonian History of Warfare)
by Douglas Porch
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Often described as the high renaissance of Western imperialism, the nineteenth century was characterized by European conquest and colonial rule. Although imperialist power was on the rise, Douglas Porch refutes the notion that indigenous militias were... (read more)

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The Great Commanders of the Early Modern World 1567-1865. by Andrew Roberts
The Great Commanders of the Early Modern World 1567-1865. by Andrew Roberts
by Andrew Roberts
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European Warfare, 1660-1815
European Warfare, 1660-1815
by Jeremy Black
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-269) and index.... (read more)

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