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Warfare : the definitive visual history

Author: Saul David
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised and updated new edition; Revised editionView all editions and formats
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Warfare traces the epic 5,000- year story of conflict from the earliest battles to the Syrian Civil War. Exploring the campaigns and causes, the warriors and commanders, and the tactics, weapons, and technology that have shaped warfare worldwide, this is an updated edition of the definitive visual guide to a brutal, intense, and often heroic dimension of the human story.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Chronologies
History
Pictorial works
Chronology
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saul David
ISBN: 1465488766 9781465488763
OCLC Number: 1079871044
Notes: "Previously published as The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Warfare"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: 512 pages : chiefly color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: War in the ancient world : 3000 BCE-500 CE --
War in the medieval world : 500-1500 --
Early modern warfare : 1500-1750 --
The age of revolution : 1750-1830 --
The dawn of mechanized warfare : 1830-1914 --
Era of the world wars : 1914-1945 --
Conflicts after World War II : 1945-present --
Directory.
Responsibility: editorial consultant, Saul David.

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Warfare traces the epic 5,000- year story of conflict from the earliest battles to the Syrian Civil War. Exploring the campaigns and causes, the warriors and commanders, and the tactics, weapons, and technology that have shaped warfare worldwide, this is an updated edition of the definitive visual guide to a brutal, intense, and often heroic dimension of the human story.

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