The History of Modern Warfare: A Year-by-Year Illustrated Account from the Civil War to the Present Day

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The History of Modern Warfare combines the excitement of daily newspaper reporting with the drama of world military history. It begins with the Civil War—when photographers such as Matthew Brady first captured gritty, no-holds-barred battlefield images for the general public—and concludes with the latest reports from the War on Terror. In between, this visually dramatic volume covers all the major wars and many minor ones, documenting over 150 years of international history.

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Overview

The History of Modern Warfare combines the excitement of daily newspaper reporting with the drama of world military history. It begins with the Civil War—when photographers such as Matthew Brady first captured gritty, no-holds-barred battlefield images for the general public—and concludes with the latest reports from the War on Terror. In between, this visually dramatic volume covers all the major wars and many minor ones, documenting over 150 years of international history.

Both military enthusiasts and the casual reader will be gripped by this novel approach to historical events, as will those interested in the art of photography.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847324771
  • Publisher: Carlton Books
  • Publication date: 2/2/2010
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 1,402,036
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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