Fifteen Decisive Battles of the Western World: From Marathon to Waterloo

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Barnes & Noble Publishing, 1851 - Battles - 451 pages
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Review: The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo

User Review  - Dmclayton5 - Goodreads

While the language is masterful and articulate and the accounts of the battles very thorough, English imperialist bias seeps through the good qualities of this piece of history. Other than this major ... Read full review

Review: The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo

User Review  - Aj Dibernardo - Goodreads

A great book that highlights many of the great battles, but as is said in the preface Mr. Creasy has a very Western approach to his opinions and they play all to greatly when he chose the Fifteen battles in his mind. Read full review

Contents

THE BATTLE OF MARATHON
1
DEFEAT OF THE ATHENIANS AT SYRACUSE B C 413
36
THE BATTLE OF ARBELA B C 331
59
THE BATTLE OF THE METAURUS B C 2o7
87
VICTORY OF ARMINIUS OVER THE ROMAN LEGIONS UNDER VARUS A D 9 1
120
THE BATTLE OF CHALONS A D 45 1
148
THE BATTLE OF TOURS A D 732
165
THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS A D 1 o66 1 78
175
THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA A D I588
239
THE BATTLE OF BLENHEIM A D 17o4
270
THE BATTLE OF PULTOWA A D 17o9
296
VICTORY OF THE AMERICANS OVER BURGOYNE AT SARATOGA A D 1777 3 1 3
313
THE BATTLE OF VALMY A D 1792
344
BATTLE OF WATERLOO A D 1815
363
ENDNOTES
431
SUGGESTED READING
449

JOAN OF ARCS VICTORY OVER THE ENGLISH
217

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