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The ancient world

Author: Richard A Gabriel
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2007.
Series: Soldiers' lives through history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The next thousand years saw the emergence of iron weapons, the chariot, the standing professional army, military academies, general staffs, military training, permanent arms industries, written texts  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gabriel, Richard A.
Ancient world.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006029538
(OCoLC)71288750
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Gabriel
ISBN: 9780313041990 0313041997
OCLC Number: 230757758
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 305 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: I. Military life --
Origins of war --
The soldier --
Recruitment --
Manpower --
Rations --
Equipment --
The camp --
Discipline and punishment --
Weapons --
Armor, helmets, and shields --
Chariotry --
Cavalry --
Logistics and transport --
Strategic range and endurance --
Tactics --
Military staffs --
Siegecraft and artillery --
Death and wounding --
Infection and disease --
Injury --
Medical care --
II. Ancient armies --
Sumer and Akkad (3500-2200 B.C.E.) --
Egypt (1580-960 B.C.E.) --
The Mitanni (1480-1335 B.C.E.) --
The Hittites (1450-1180 B.C.E.) --
The Canaanites (1500-900 B.C.E.) --
The Philistines (1200-900 B.C.E.) --
The Israelites (1100-921 B.C.E.) --
Assyria (890-612 B.C.E.) --
China (1750-256 B.C.E.) --
India (1200-120 B.C.E.) --
Classical Greece (600-338 B.C.E.) --
Persia (546-323 B.C.E.) --
Imperial Greece (356-323 B.C.E.) --
The Successors (323-168 B.C.E.) --
Republican Rome (500-28 B.C.E.) --
Carthage (814-146 B.C.E.) --
The barbarians: Gauls, Germans, and Goths (58 B.C.E.-445 C.E.) --
Imperial Rome (9-450 C.E.).
Series Title: Soldiers' lives through history.
Responsibility: Richard A. Gabriel.
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