100 Decisive Battles From Ancient Times to the Present
Edition: 1999 (Reprint)
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Description: From David and Goliath in biblical times to the recent military actions inIraq, great battles have an enormous impact on the shaping of history. Now, inthis beautifully illustrated reference work, one hundred of the world's mostimportant military confrontations from 1469 BC to 1991 are described in detail.100 Decisive Battles gives us not only the cold, hard facts about each battlebut also their historical context.Each entry provides the name and date of the battle, the commanders, thesize of their forces, and their casualties. A description of the battle plan andthe military action are carefully discussed, and each description closes with avaluable consideration of how history was affected by the outcome of theconflict. Among the battles presented are the Battle of Thymbra (546 BC), theBattle of Chalons (451 AD), the Battle of Cajamarca (1532), the Battle of DienBien Phu (1954), and the Tet Offensive (1968). And, accompanying maps andinteresting sidebars help orient us to each military action.Global in scope, with excellent coverage of American, Central American,Asian, and Middle Eastern battles, this work will appeal to all those interestedin world history. It is also essential for all military buffs with its stirringentries on familiar battles as well as many lesser known, yet still exciting,military conflicts.
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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/14/2001
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall