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History of Warfare

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ISBN-10: 0679730826

ISBN-13: 9780679730828

Edition: 1993

Authors: John Keegan

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The acclaimed author of The Face of Battle examines centures of conflict in a variety of diverse societies and cultures. "Keegan is at once the most readable and the most original of living military historians . . . A History of Warfare is perhaps the most remarkable study of warfare that has yet been written."--The New York Times Book Review. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

John Keegan, May 15, 1934 - August 2, 2012 John Keegan was born in London, England on May 15, 1934. He received a degree in history from Balliol College, Oxford in 1953. After graduation, he went to the United States on a grant to study the Civil War. When he returned to London, he wrote political reports for the United States Embassy and in 1960 was appointed as a lecturer at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst, England, a post he held for 25 years. During this time he also held visiting professorships at Princeton University and Vassar College. In 1997, he began working for the Daily Telegraph as a defense correspondent and then military affairs editor. He also contributed to the…    

Introduction
War in Human History Interlude: Limitations on Warmaking
Stone Interlude: Fortification
Flesh Interlude: Armies
Iron Interlude: Logistics and Supply
Fire
Conclusion