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Gale encyclopedia of world history : war

Author: Anne Marie Hacht; Dwayne D Hayes; Gale Group.
Publisher: Detroit : Gale, ©2008.
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Gale Encyclopedia of World History: War provides a broad overview of war throughout world history, from ancient times to present, with a special emphasis on its causes and repercussions. In two volumes, the set is organized chronologically, by war, into chapters. Chapters include: Assyrian Conquests (853 B.C. to 612 B.C.); Greek-Persian Wars (5th century B.C.); Conquests of Alexander the Great (4th century B.C.);  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Marie Hacht; Dwayne D Hayes; Gale Group.
ISBN: 9781414431482 1414431481 9781414431499 141443149X 9781414431505 1414431503
OCLC Number: 166255205
Description: 2 v. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Volume 1: Introduction --
Chronology --
Glossary --
Introduction To The Assyrian Conquests (853 BCE To 612 BCE) --
Assyrian conquests (853 BCE to 612 BCE): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the Assyrian Empire --
Introduction To The Greek-Persian Wars (490 BCE-479 BCE) --
Greek-Persian Wars (490 BCE-479 BCE): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the Greek-Persian Wars --
Introduction To The Conquests Of Alexander The Great (334-323 BCE) --
Conquests of Alexander the Great (334-323 BCE): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the Conquest of Alexander the Great --
Introduction To The Rise OF Rome (3rd Century BCE to 2nd Century CE) --
Rise of Rome (3rd Century BCE to 2nd Century CE): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of world history --
Introduction To The Invasions Of Rome (4th and 5th Centuries CE) --
Invasions of Rome (4th and 5th centuries CE): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of world history --
Introduction To The Expansion Of Islam (600-1200) --
Expansion of Islam (600-1200): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the expansion of Islam --
Introduction To Viking Raids On Norman Conquests (8th To 11th Centuries) --
Viking Raids and Norman Conquests (8th-11th centuries): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of world history --
Introduction To The Crusades (1096-1291) --
Crusades (1099-1291): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the Crusades --
Introduction To The Mongol Conquests (1200-1400) --
Mongol Conquests (1200-1400): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the Mongol conquests --
Introduction To The Hundred Years' War (1337-1453) --
Introduction to Hundred Years Wars (1337-1453): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the Hundred Years' War --
Introduction To The Rise And Fall Of The Ottoman Empire (14th To 17th Centuries) --
Rise and fall of the Ottoman empire (14th-17th centuries): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the rise and fall of the Ottoman Empire --
Introduction To The Mogul Conquest Of India (1526-1707) --
Mogul conquest of India (1526-1707): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of world history --
Introduction To The Conquest Of The Americas (15th-16th Centuries) --
Conquest of the Americas (15th-16th centuries): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the conquests of the Americas --
Introduction To Religious Wars In Europe (1517-1648) --
Religious wars in Europe (1517-1648): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the religious wars of Europe --
Introduction To The Japanese Feudal wars (16th Century) --
Japanese feudal wars (16th century): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the Japanese feudal wars --
Introduction To The Thirty Years War (1618-1648) --
Thirty Years War (1618-1648): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of world history --
Further reading --
Index. Volume 2: Introduction --
Chronology --
Glossary --
Introduction To The English Civil War (1642-1651) --
English civil war (1642-1651): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the English Civil War --
Introduction To The Dynastic Wars Of Europe (1688-1748) --
Dynastic Wars of Europe (1688-1748): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the Dynastic Wars of Europe --
Introduction To The Seven Years Of War (1756-1763) --
Seven Years War (1756-1763): Major figures --
Major battles and events --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the Seven Year War --
Introduction To The American Revolution (1775-1783) --
American Revolution (1775-1783): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the American Revolution --
Introduction To The French Revolution And Napoleonic Wars (1789-1815) --
French revolution and Napoleonic Wars (1789-1815): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars --
Introduction To The Civil War (1861-1865) --
Civil War (1861-1865): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the American Civil War --
Introduction To The Crimean War (1853-1856) --
Crimean War (1853-1856): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of world history --
Introduction To The South American Wars Of Independence (19th Century) --
South American Wars of Independence (19th century): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the South American Wars of Independence --
Introduction To The European Wars Of Empire (1803-1902) --
European Wars of Empire (1803-1902): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the European Wars of Empire --
Introduction To World War I (1914-1919) --
World War I (1914-1919): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the World War I --
Introduction To The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) --
Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) --
Introduction to World War II (1939-1945) --
World War II (1939-1945): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of World War II --
Introduction To The Korean War (1950-1953) --
Korean War (1950-1953): Major figures --
Major battles and events --
Key Elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the Korean War --
Introduction To The Vietnam War (1959-1975) --
Vietnam War (1959-1975): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the Vietnam War --
Introduction To The Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988) --
Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988): Major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the Iran-Iraq War --
Introduction To The Global War On Terrorism --
Global war on terrorism major figures --
Major battles --
Key elements of Warcraft --
Impact of the War on terrorism --
Further reading --
Index.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of world history : war
Responsibility: editorial, Anne Marie Hacht, Dwayne D. Hayes.
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Gale Encyclopedia of World History: War provides a broad overview of war throughout world history, from ancient times to present, with a special emphasis on its causes and repercussions. In two volumes, the set is organized chronologically, by war, into chapters. Chapters include: Assyrian Conquests (853 B.C. to 612 B.C.); Greek-Persian Wars (5th century B.C.); Conquests of Alexander the Great (4th century B.C.); Roman Conquests (3rd-1st centuries B.C.); Invasions of Rome (4th and 5th centuries A.D.); Expansion of Islam (7th-11th centuries); Viking Raids & Norman Conquests (8th-11th centuries); The Crusades (1099-1291); Mongol Conquests (13th-14th centuries); Hundred Years Wars (1337-1453); Rise and Decline of the Ottoman Empire (14th-17th centuries); Mogul Conquest of India (1526-1707); Conquest of the Americas (15th-16th centuries); Religious Wars in Europe (16th-17th centuries); Japanese Feudal Wars (16th century); Thirty Years War (1618-1648); English Civil War (1642-1651); Dynastic Wars of Europe (1688-1748); Seven Years War (1756-1763); American Revolution (1775-1781); French Revolution & Napoleonic Wars (1789-1815); American Civil War (1861-1865); Crimean War (1854-1856); South American Wars of Liberation (19th century); European Wars of Empire (includes Boer Wars; 19th-early 20th century); World War I (1914-1919); Spanish Civil War (1936-1939); World War II (1939-1945); Korean War (1950-1953); Post-Colonial Wars (1940s-1970s); Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988); Terrorism. Each chapter includes an introductory essay on the war followed by entries grouped under consistent subheads: Overview, Major Figures, Major Battles, Key Elements of War Craft, and Impact. Gale Encyclopedia of World History: War consists of approximately 400 entries, including subject entries and biographies that average about 1,000 words; 300 images, including maps; a chronology; a glossary; sources for further study; and a general index.

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