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Cassell, London,first edition. Knopf, New York,first edition. Illustrated in colour and in monochrome. First edition hard back binding in publisher’s original black paper covers, silver title and author lettering to the spine.

Throughout, the author places the reader in the thick of the battle – transforming the distant figures of survey znatomie atlas to real people who killed a nd d ie d. Signature on end paper. ISBN ” This book draws from an extraordinary range of sources – Greek poetry, drama, and vase painting, as well as historical records – to fashion a dramatic narrative of what actually took place on the battlefield.

Annotations en page de garde. Across the globe, the 19th century signaled the high renaissance of Western Imperialism, with England, France, and other European nations ruling more and more territory. Brilliant as both a politician and a writer, Winston Churchill was at heart a warrior.

The list of notable Greeks at war contains name after famous name – philosophers, playwrights, poets, historians – all of whom, at one time or other, had killed in hand-to-hand fighting. Elisabeth Sifton Books, Devised a ferocious, brief, and destructive head-on clash between armed men of all ages. Technical and Strategic Context; The Technical: Without any ownership markings. Postage rates may be lower than ABE estimate, please use Ask Bookseller a Question to confirm availability and postage cost, use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability and get accurate postage quote for this item the amount quoted is for an ‘average’ hard-cover book of up to 1kg in weight.


Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. New York, Grove Press, DJ has light bumping, rubbing; in a mylar cover. Standaardwerk over de aanloop naar en het verloop van de Eerste Wereldoorlog. The unique practice of Ancient Greek warfare explains how the rise of western civilization and many o f its inst ituti ons we re o riginally an integral part of the conduct of war.

This compelling account of what happened on the killing fields of the ancient Greeks ultimately shows that their style of armament and battle was contrived to minimize time and life lost by making the battle experience as decisive and appalling as possible.

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Anatomie de la bataille by John Keegan on Apple Books

Book in vg condition, binding clean and tight, dustjacket clean. University of California Press, anahomie Fine condition book, in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. From the great African land rush and the Russian advance over Central Asia to British expansion and American imperialism, this gripping story, told by one of the world’s great experts on the subject, captures civilizations clashing and fighting between peoples of radically different mentalities, political organizations, and contrasting technological capabilities.

Email for further information. Ancient World Books Professional seller. Capricorn Books Professional seller. Help Edit search New search Author finder. Bqtaille control of overseas empires began to put an enormous strain on the home economies of all imperial powers-and when the Great War loomed, they looked increasingly fragile. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper.


Contains printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Pegasus Books Professional seller. Over maps, diagrams and illustrations create a complete and dynamic picture of the world at war.

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Folio up to 15” tall. Hardcover is black with silver lettering on the spine. Scholar’s name to half-title Robert Brown. The Greeks of the classical age invented not only the central idea of Western politics–that the power of state should be guided by a majority of its citizens–but also the central act of Western warfare, the decisive infantry battle.

Previously owned but joyn sound tight clean hardback in dust wrapper. With wonderfully descriptive illustrations of battle scenes and explanatory maps, this study brings a much needed reality to military scholarship. Sidgwick and Jackson, Fine black cloth boards with gold lettering to spine, very pictorial dust jacketnot price clipped, nostalgic illustrated endpapers, pages, Foxing to top kregan textblock.

The Western Way of War draws from an extraordinary range of sources–Greek poetry, drama, and vase painting, as well as historical records–to describe what actually took place on the battlefield.

War formed the backdrop of centuries of Greek civilization. The Barbara Frum Lectureship. Illustrated endpapers, showing ironclads in battle.

Hanson discusses all facets of this terrifying, murderous anatomoe Hanson also discusses the physical condition and age of the men, weaponry, wounds, and morale.

The Times, traduit de l’anglais par Roland Ginguay.