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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Describes the strategies, battlefield tactics, great commanders, and technology that made success possible in ancient warfare in Greece, Rome, Parthia, India, and China...
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In The Lessons of Terror, novelist and military historian Caleb Carr examines terrorism throughout history and the roots of our present crisis and reaches a provocative set of conc..
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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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A chronological illustrated history of warfare from the Ancient Greeks through World War II with chapters on military thinking and the ethics of war..