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Famous battles and how they shaped the modern world, c.1200 BCE - 1302 CE : from Troy to Courtrai

Author: Beatrice Heuser; Athena S Leoussi
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Military, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A ground-breaking examination into the battles that gave birth to the nations of the modern Western world. This is the first of two volumes looking at battles through the lens of their after-life.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Heuser, Beatrice G.
Famous Battles and How They Shaped the Modern World.
Havertown : Pen & Sword Books Limited, 2018
(OCoLC)1054065788
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beatrice Heuser; Athena S Leoussi
ISBN: 1473893739 9781473893733
OCLC Number: 1055326167
Description: ix, 197 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: Famous Battles and their After-Life: A Framework --
Athena S. Leoussi; Chapter 2: The Siege of Troy --
Katherine Harloe; Chapter 3: The Battle of Marathon and European Identity --
Athena S. Leoussi; Chapter 4: Thermopylai 480 BCE: Geography and Landscape --
Emma Aston; Chapter 5: The Wars of the Ancient Israelites and European Culture --
Steven Grosby; Chapter 6: The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest Commemorated: from the Arch of Germanicus to the Arminius Monument --
Matthew Nicholls ;Chapter 7: The Battle of Hastings: Military History, Myth and Memory --
Matthew BennettPlate section; Chapter 8: Béziers, 22 July 1209 --
Catherine Léglu; Chapter 9: Courtrai, the Battle of the Golden Spurs 1302 --
Eric Sangar; Chapter 10: Famous Battles: A Typology --
Beatrice Heuser; Endnotes; Index.
Responsibility: Beatrice Heuser and Athena S. Leoussi.

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