International Encyclopedia of Military History

Overview

With its impressive breadth of coverage – both geographically and chronologically – the International Encyclopedia of Military History is the most up-to-date and inclusive A-Z resource on military history. From uniforms and military insignia worn by combatants to the brilliant military leaders and tacticians who commanded them, the campaigns and wars to the weapons and equipment used in them, this international and multi-cultural two-volume set is an accessible resource combining the latest scholarship in the ...

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Overview

With its impressive breadth of coverage – both geographically and chronologically – the International Encyclopedia of Military History is the most up-to-date and inclusive A-Z resource on military history. From uniforms and military insignia worn by combatants to the brilliant military leaders and tacticians who commanded them, the campaigns and wars to the weapons and equipment used in them, this international and multi-cultural two-volume set is an accessible resource combining the latest scholarship in the field with a world perspective on military history.

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A thorough listing of 1600 entries offering a world perspective on all aspects of military history (e.g., commanders, battles, weapons, concepts) here and abroad.-Mirela Roncevic Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415936613
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/1/2006
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1600
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.60 (h) x 3.70 (d)

Meet the Author

James Bradford is head of the Department of History at Texas A&M University. He is one of America's leading military historians. He is the editor of Crucible of Empire: The Spanish-American War and Its Aftermath, Quarterdeck and Bridge: Two centuries of American Naval Leaders, The Military Conflict Between Cultures: Soldiers at Interface, and many more well-received books.

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Table of Contents

Entries include:
Antipersonnel Weapons. Arctic Warfare. AWACS. Biological Warfare. Bosnian Crisis. Campaign of D-Day. Cherokee War. Congress of Vienna. Continental Navy. Demobilization. Desertion. Ethnicity in the Military. Fedayeen. Finnish-Russian War. Game Theory. Geronimo, Chief. Gulf War. Hussein, Saddam. Irish Republican Army. Isolationism and the Military. Just War Theory. Land Mines. MAGIC. Mao Tse-Tung. Musket. Napalm. Napoleon. NATO. No Man's land. Palestine Liberation Organizations. Peace Keeping. Potsdam. Propaganda. Rangers. Samurai. Sherman, Admiral Forrest. Society and War. Spanish Foreign Legion. Submarine Warfare. Swift Boats. Taleban. Torpedo Boats. Trojan War. Viking Raids. War Crimes. and many more.

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