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The war chronicles : from chariots to flintlocks

Author: Joseph Cummins
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A world history of warfare, from the Greco-Persian wars in 500 BC to the American revolution, ending 1783 AD." -- BACK COVER.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Cummins
ISBN: 9781741755695 1741755697
OCLC Number: 244182035
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 volume
Contents: The Greco-Persian Wars, 500-448 BC --
The Wars of Alexander the Great, 336-323 BC --
The Punic Wars, 264-146 BC --
The Gallic Wars, 58-50 BC --
The First Jewish-Roman War, 66-73 AD --
The barbarian invasions, 376-553 AD --
The Muslim conquests, 632-732 AD --
The Reconquista, 722-1492 --
The Norman Conquest, 1066-1071 --
The Crusades, 1095-1291 --
The Mongol conquests, 1206-79 --
The Spanish conquest of Mexico, 1519-21 --
The Eighty Years' War, 1566-1648 --
The Anglo-Spanish War, 1585-1604 --
The Imjin War, 1592-98 --
The Thirty Years' War, 1618-48 --
The Manchu conquest of China, 1618-50.
Responsibility: Joseph Cummins.

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Important and timely histories bring to life conflicts that educated readers have heard of but want to know more about. Each of the chapters covers a major war that had a profound effect on the way  Read more...

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