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Ancient World Books Professional seller. Judith Patton Books Professional seller. Hardcover is black with silver lettering on the spine. The definitive account of the greatest conflict in world history.
Help Edit search New search Author finder. The Edmonton Book Store Professional seller. He brings vividly to life the reality of hoplite fighting and the gruelling challe nge of a cul tur e in which battle was an expected and regular part of life. First edition hard back binding in publisher’s original black paper covers, silver title and author lettering to the spine. 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.
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Book in vg condition, binding clean and tight, dustjacket clean. A man’s contribution on the battlefield was tremendously important: Cassell, London,first edition. 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 hohn what actually took place on the battlefield.
The Greeks of the classical age invented not only the central idea of Western politics–that the power of state should be guided batqille a majority of its citizens–but also the central act of Western warfare, the decisive infantry battle. With wonderfully descriptive illustrations of battle scenes and explanatory maps, this study brings a much needed reality to military scholarship.
Illustrated in colour and in monochrome. Sidgwick and Jackson, Fine black cloth boards with gold lettering to spine, very pictorial dust jacketnot price clipped, nostalgic illustrated endpapers, pages, New York, Grove Press, DJ has light bumping, rubbing; in a mylar cover. 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.
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.
Add to shopping cart More information. Standaardwerk over de aanloop naar en het verloop van de Eerste Wereldoorlog. Over maps, ieegan and illustrations create a complete and dynamic picture of the world at war.
With all their power, anafomie may have seemed that the Europeans pressed forward unchecked, but it was not so: Hanson discusses all facets of this terrifying, murderous business: While his foe Hitler hoarded information, Churchill shared all intelligence with his generals.
Previously owned but a sound tight clean hardback re dust wrapper. Oxford University Press, East Rutherford, NJ, U.
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Description text copyright BooksForComfort. His analysis also covers the social and political aspects of the soldier’s experience, and he makes clear how profoundly the simple, brief, and brutal misery of infantry battle defined a man’s entire relationship with his family, h is co mmu n ity, his country. 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 keeban get accurate postage quote for this item the amount quoted is for an ‘average’ hard-cover book of up to 1kg in weight.
It is the first study to explore the actual mechanics of classical Greek jphn from the vantage point of the infantryman – the brutal spear-thrusting and shield-pushing in the phalanx, the difficulty of fighting i n bronze armor, the mass panic and hysteria. University of California Press, Maintaining control of overseas se began to anatojie an enormous strain on the home economies of all imperial powers-and when the Great War loomed, they looked increasingly fragile.
Anatomie de la bataille
Fine condition book, kohn Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. War formed the backdrop of centuries of Greek civilization. This is page 2 Previous page – Next page.
Signature on end paper. Nombreuses photos, cartes en couleurs dans et hors texte. Horsham Rare Books Professional seller. Contains printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout.