In this brilliantly readable and controversial book, Britain’s most distinguished and widely-read military historian provides not merely a history of warfare but an analysis of world history, and the role that man’s impulse to war has played in it. After thirty years of reading, research, teaching and commentating on military affairs, A History of Warfare brings together in a single volume the themes explored in such earlier best-selling books of his as The Face of Battle and The Mask of…
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The acclaimed author and preeminent military historian John Keegan examines centuries of human conflict. From primitive man in the bronze age to the end of the cold war in the twen..
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The definitive history of warfare told by Britain's foremost military historian. John Keegan’s masterpiece is a work of breath-taking scope that not only chronicles the history o..
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A look at the role of warfare in human civilization probes the meaning, motivations, and methods underlying war, discusses the world's great warrior cultures, and follows the progr..
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This one-volume anthology provides a comprehensive analysis of the role that air power has played in military conflicts over the past century. Comprising sixteen essays penned by a..
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War is a compelling subject. It is common to almost all known societies and periods of history. The Cambridge History of Warfare, first published in 2005, provides a detailed accou..
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Man lives on land, but the seas of the world are crucial to his lot. Focusing on navies as instruments of power and analysing what they indicate about the nature of state systems a..
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This book provides a wide-ranging and comprehensive coverage of warfare across times and cultures. Its main strengths are its ability to provide context for each period discussed, ..