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The Reader's companion to military history

Author: Robert Cowley; Geoffrey Parker; Society for Military History (U.S.)
Publisher: Boston [Mass.] : Houghton Mifflin, ©1996
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How did war originate? What makes a war popular or unpopular at home? How common is desertion or mutiny? What makes a successful guerrilla insurgency? How have armies been fed throughout history? The Reader's Companion to Military History addresses these and other intriguing aspects of the most destructive, fascinating, and relentless of human enterprises -- war.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Ebook
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xiv, 573 p. : ill
(DLC) 96008577
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Cowley; Geoffrey Parker; Society for Military History (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781849721417 1849721416
OCLC Number: 858902871
Notes: "Sponsored by the Society for Military History."
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Description: 1 online resource (607 entries) : 35 images, digital files
Responsibility: Robert Cowley and Geoffrey Parker, editors.

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An encyclopedia of military history covers the wars of Asia, South America, and Africa, as well as North America and Europe.  Read more...

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