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The great armies of antiquity

Author: Richard A Gabriel
Publisher: Westport : Praeger, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gabriel examines 18 ancient army systems, from the armies that advanced the objectives of the Sumer and Akkad empires to the Ottomans. In each instance he examines the organizational structure and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Gabriel
ISBN: 0275978095 9780275978099
OCLC Number: 851237277
Notes: Indice.
Description: XXI, 430 p. : il., map ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword Preface War in the Ancient World The World's First Armies, Sumer, and Akkad The Armies of the Pharaohs The Hittites and Iron Weapons The Mitanni and the War Chariot The Armies of the Bible The Iron Army of Assyria Chinese Armies: The Shang and Zhou Periods Persia and the Art of Logistics The Greek Way of War: Classical and Imperial Periods Carthaginian Armies Armies of India: Vedic and Imperial Periods Rome: The Armies of the Caesars Barbarian Armies: Iberians, Gauls, Germans, and Goths The Army of Byzantium The Vikings: Raiders from the Open Sea The Arab Armies The Japanese Way of War The Mongols The Ottomans The Evolution of Modern War Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Richard A. Gabriel.

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?[A] fascinating and superbly presented documentary showcasing eighteen ancient army systems ranging from Sumer and Akkad, to the Pharaohs, the Greeks, the Mongols, and Japanese....A fact-filled, Read more...

 
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