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The Encyclopedia of Warfare (Hardcover)

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By Dennis Showalter (Foreword by)
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'Every age has its own kind of war.' - Clausewitz, On War
Raids, invasions and sieges; trench battles, naval encounters and aerial dogfights; civil wars, guerrilla wars, trade wars and nuclear wars; wars of succession, religion and independence - wars have been fought in all kinds of ways and for all kinds of reasons. From the ancient world to the Arab Spring, from the Hundred Years' War to the Six Day War, from the Wars of the Roses to the Opium Wars, across over 1000 pages The Encyclopedia of Warfare presents the reader with more than 5000 entries - arranged chronologically - on wars, campaigns, empires, rebellions and counter-insurgencies. From battles fought with spears to the latest drone technology, The Encyclopedia of Warfare features an immense range of conflict. Each war narrative, where appropriate, includes descriptions of its campaigns, battles and sieges. All this is easily accessed via an extensive index. Featuring 600 full color maps created specifically for this volume, The Encyclopedia of Warfare is written in a style accessible to both the student and the general enthusiast, and reflects the latest thinking among military historians. It is an authoritative compendium of almost five millennia of conflict.

About the Author

Dennis E. Showalter is a professor of history at Colorado College who specializes in German military history. He was president of the American Society for Military History from 1997 to 2001.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781782740230
ISBN-10: 1782740236
Publisher: Amber Books
Publication Date: September 1st, 2013
Pages: 1024
Language: English