The Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography

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Provides profiles of some 3,000 major military leaders and thinkers, from Julius Caesar and before, to Norman Schwarzkopf. Arranged alphabetically, the biographical entries range from 200 to 1,000 words, and each includes, first, a brief overview of the subject, his birth and death dates, and the major wars, battles, or campaigns in which he participated. This is followed, in most entries, by a main narrative of his life, an evaluation of the subject's character, abilities, and contributions, and finally a brief bibliography of books about him. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Does exactly what it says on the tin. The Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography is a compendium of the three thousand most important military figures of (mostly Western) history. For each entry it ... Read full review

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This work incorporates profiles of aproximately 3000 of the world's principal military leaders from antiquity to the present. The entries, arranged alphabetically, include the subject's birth and ... Read full review


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