The Cambridge History of Warfare / Edition 2

The Cambridge History of Warfare / Edition 2

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by Geoffrey Parker
     
 

A detailed account of war in the West from antiquity to the present, first published in 2005.See more details below

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A detailed account of war in the West from antiquity to the present, first published in 2005.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521853590
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
524
Sales rank:
945,181
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: the western way of war Geoffrey Parker; Part I. The Age of Massed Infantry: 1. Genesis of infantry 600–350 BC Victor Davis Hanson; 2. From phalanx to legion 350–250 BC Victor Davis Hanson; 3. The Roman way of war 250 BC–AD 300 Victor Davis Hanson; Part II. The Age of Stone Fortifications: 4. On Roman ramparts 300–1300 Bernard S. Bachrach; 5. New weapons, new tactics 1300–1500 Christopher Allmand; 6. The gunpowder revolution 1300–1500 Geoffrey Parker; Part III. The Age of Guns and Sails: 7. Ships of the line 1500–1650 Geoffrey Parker; 8. Conquest of the Americas 1500–1650 Patricia Seed; 9. Dynastic war 1494–1660 Geoffrey Parker; 10. States in conflict 1661–1763 John A Lynn; 11. Nations in arms 1763–1815 John A. Lynn; Part IV. The Age of Mechanized Warfare: 12. The industrialization of war 1815–71 Williamson A. Murray; 13. Towards world war 1871–1914 Williamson A. Murray; 14. The west at war 1914–18 Williamson A. Murray; 15. The world in conflict 1919–41 Williamson A. Murray; 16. The world at war 1941–5 Williamson A. Murray; 17. The post-war world Williamson A. Murray; Epilogue: the future of western warfare Geoffrey Parker.

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