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The encyclopedia of military history : from 3500 B.C. to the present

Author: R Ernest Dupuy; Trevor N Dupuy
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd rev. edView all editions and formats
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Here is the world's military history from ancient times to the present. Each time period has highlights, outstanding leaders, unusual developments, etc.
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Genre/Form: Zeittafel
Encyclopedias
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dupuy, R. Ernest (Richard Ernest), 1887-1975.
Encyclopedia of military history from 3500 B.C. to the present.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1986
(OCoLC)563683575
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Ernest Dupuy; Trevor N Dupuy
ISBN: 0061812358 9780061812354
OCLC Number: 11866971
Description: xv, 1524 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The dawn of military history : to 600 B.C. --
2. War becomes an art : 600-400 B.C. --
3. The era of the giants : 400-200 B.C. --
4. The rise of great empires in East and West : 200-1 B.C. --
5. The Pax Romana : A.D. 1-200 --
6. The decline of Rome and the rise of cavalry : 200-400 --
7. The opening of the Middle Ages : 400-600 --
8. The rise and containment of Islam : 600-800 --
9. The Dark Ages --
battle-ax and mace : 800-1000 --
10. The return of skill to warfare : 1000-1200 --
11. The age of the Mongols : 1200-1400 --
12. The end of the Middle Ages : 1400-1500 --
13. Spanish Square and ship-of-the-line : 1500-1600 --
14. The beginning of modern warfare : 1600-1700 --
15. The military supremacy of Europe : 1700-1750 --
16. The dominance of maneuver on land and sea : 1750-1800 --
17. The era of Napoleon : 1800-1850 --
18. The emergency of the professional : 1850-1900 --
19. World War I and the era of total war : 1900-1925 --
20. World War II and the dawn of the Nuclear Age : 1925-1945 --
21. Superpowers in the Nuclear Age : 1945-1975.
Responsibility: R. Ernest Dupuy and Trevor N. Dupuy.

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Here is the world's military history from ancient times to the present. Each time period has highlights, outstanding leaders, unusual developments, etc.

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