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Title:
The Cambridge illustrated history of warfare : the triumph of the West
Author:
Parker, Geoffrey, 1943-
Publication Information:
Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Physical Description:
vi, 408 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 26 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Genesis of the infantry 600-350 BC ; From phalanx to legion 350-250 BC ; The Roman way of war 250 BC-AD 300 / Victor Davis Hanson -- On Roman ramparts 300-1300 / Bernard S. Bachrach -- New weapons, new tactics 1300-1500 / Christopher Allmand -- The gunpowder revolution 1300-1500 ; Ships of the line 1500-1650 / Geoffrey Parker -- Conquest of the Americas 1500-1650 / Patricia Seed -- Dynastic war 1494-1660 / Geoffrey Parker -- States in conflict 1661-1763 ; Nations in arms 1763-1815 / John A. Lynn -- The industrialization of war 1815-71 ; Towards world war 1871-1914 ; The West at war 1914-18 ; The world in conflict 1919-41 ; The world at war 1941-45 ; The post-war world 1945-95 / Williamson A. Murray -- Epilogue : the future of Western warfare / Geoffrey Parker.
ISBN:
9780521440738
Format :
Book