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War since 1900 History - Strategy - Weaponry

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ISBN-10: 0500251630

ISBN-13: 9780500251638

Edition: 2010

Authors: Jeremy Black, Jeremy Black

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War has been the great catalyst of change in the last century, bringingdown empires, triggering revolutions, and transforming society. Here,distinguished military historians from the United States, Canada, Britain,Germany, and France bring their collective knowledge and experienceto bear on the cataclysmic events that have shaped the modern world. The contributors fully convey and analyze the horror and dramaof two world wars, the petty conflicts and civil wars of the 1920s and1930s, the Cold War, wars of decolonization, and Middle Eastern warsafter 1945. Their unique viewpoints add a fresh perspective: a Germanscholar and special adviser to the German Ministry of Defense ontwentieth-century naval warfare; a French historian on Francers"s warsin Indochina and Algeria; and a retired British general on the Balkan,Iraq, and Afghan conflicts of the past two decades. There are extensive lists of key events plus special features on technologicalinnovations, from the tank to the nuclear bomb, from the submarineto the unmanned drone, and the illustrations include hundreds of photographsas well as specially commissioned maps and battle reconstructions.
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Thames & Hudson, Limited
Publication date: 9/20/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English