The Archaeology of War: Human Conflict Since the Dawn of Civilization

The Archaeology of War: Human Conflict Since the Dawn of Civilization

by Mark Rose
     
 
Tracing the evolution of warfare from Paleolithic times to today.

From the flint weapons of prehistory to the sophisticated nuclear missiles of today, archaeologists are unearthing and documenting the dramatic story of warfare—in so many ways, the story of human history itself. New discoveries have revealed what really happened at key battles, military

Overview

Tracing the evolution of warfare from Paleolithic times to today.

From the flint weapons of prehistory to the sophisticated nuclear missiles of today, archaeologists are unearthing and documenting the dramatic story of warfare—in so many ways, the story of human history itself. New discoveries have revealed what really happened at key battles, military strategies, technological advances, and the impact of warfare and violence on civilian societies.

In The Archaeology of War you'll find little-known, yet important, stories such as:
• the discovery of a 13,000-year-old arrow-shooting victim
• the recovery of Kublai Khan's invasion fleet off the coast of Japan
• the excavation of a mass grave of Napoleon's Army in Lithuania
• the reanalysis of a battle between the Buffalo Soldiers and the Apache
• the creation of the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

Featuring contributions from top archaeologist from around the world, The Archaeology of War will enlighten amateurs and experts alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578262144
Publisher:
Hatherleigh Press
Publication date:
11/05/2005
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.95(d)

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Archaeology is the world's leading magazine on popular archaeology, read by hundreds of thousands of laypersons and experts everywhere. An official publication of The Archaeological Institute of America, Archaeologyhas brought the latest and greatest news and discoveries to readers for nearly 60 years.

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