The Cambridge Illustrated History Of Warfare
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📒The Cambridge Illustrated History Of Warfare ✍ Geoffrey Parker
✏The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare Book Summary : Now available in a revised and updated version, The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare provides a unique account of Western warfare from antiquity to the present day. The book treats the history of all aspects of the subject: the development of warfare on land, sea and air; weapons and technology; strategy and defence; discipline and intelligence; mercenaries and standing armies; cavalry and infantry; chivalry and Blitzkrieg; guerilla assault and nuclear arsenals. It places in context particular key events in the history of armed engagement, from the Greek victory at Marathon, through the introduction of gunpowder in medieval England and France, to the jungle warfare of Vietnam and the strategic air attacks of the Gulf War. Throughout, there is an emphasis on the socio-economic aspects of military progress: who pays for it, how can its returns be measured, and to what extent does it explain the rise of the West to global dominance over two millennia?
📒The Cambridge Illustrated Atlas Of Warfare ✍ Nicholas Hooper
✏The Cambridge Illustrated Atlas of Warfare Book Summary : An authoritative, illustrated history of medieval warfare combines maps, battle plans, and pictorial essays to explore such topics as fortifications, weaponry, the use of cavalry, siege warfare, strategy and theory, and individual battles and campaigns. UP.
✏The Cambridge Illustrated History of the Roman World Book Summary : An illustrated history of the city of Rome and its impact on the world examines a broad range of topics including science and culture, Rome's relationship with Greece, warfare, and religion.
📒The Cambridge History Of Warfare ✍ Geoffrey Parker
✏The Cambridge History of Warfare Book Summary : A detailed account of war in the West from antiquity to the present, first published in 2005.
📒Gunpowder ✍ Richard Worth
✏Gunpowder Book Summary : With the invention of gunpowder, wars that had previously been fought with swords or arrows were waged instead with guns—dramatically changing not only the manner of fighting, but the number of casualties as well.
📒The Times Compact History Of The World ✍ Geoffrey Parker
✏The Times Compact History of the World Book Summary : The ultimate small-format single-volume illustrated history of the world. The 5th edition of The Times Compact History of the World is a fully-updated, authoritative, detailed and visually-exciting guide to the world - past and present. From the emergence of the first modern humans to recent acts of terrorism, technological breakthroughs, and global issues of the environment and economy, The Times Compact History of the World covers the whole spectrum of human development through an integrated approach of concise yet accessible text, lavish and informative mapping, stunning illustrations, and evocative photographs.
📒Warfare In Chinese History ✍ H. J. Van Derven
✏Warfare in Chinese History Book Summary : Based on original sources, and dealing with the subject from the earliest dynasty up to modernity, this book uniquely combines chapters on strategy and tactics. Both scope and approach make it a must not only for historians of China, but with a view to its conclusions on the place of China in the context of global military history, also for historians of (comparative) warfare in general.
📒The Cambridge History Of Greek And Roman Warfare ✍ Philip Sabin
✏The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare Book Summary : Second volume of a systematic and up-to-date account of Roman warfare from the Late Republic to Justinian.
📒The Cambridge Illustrated History Of China ✍ Patricia Buckley Ebrey
✏The Cambridge Illustrated History of China Book Summary : An engaging and fully illustrated account of more than 8000 years of Chinese civilization - from prehistoric times through to the modern communist state. Includes leading Chinese historians, poets, novelists, dramatists, philosophical and religious ideas, art forms and outside influences.
📒The Cambridge Illustrated History Of The British Empire ✍ P. J. Marshall
✏The Cambridge Illustrated History of the British Empire Book Summary : Up to World War II and beyond, the British ruled over a vast empire. Modern western attitudes towards the imperial past tend either towards nostalgia for British power or revulsion at what seem to be the abuses of that power. The Cambridge Illustrated History of the British Empire adopts neither of these approaches. It aims to create historical understanding about the British empire on the assumption that such understanding is important for any informed appreciation of the modern world. Through striking illustration and a text written by leading experts, this book examines the experience of colonialism in North America, India, Africa, Australia, and the Caribbean, as well as the impact of the empire on Britain itself. Emphasis is placed on social and cultural history, including slavery, trade, religion, art, and the movement of ideas. How did the British rule their empire? Who benefited economically from the empire? And who lost?