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

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Barnes & Noble Publishing, Jan 1, 2004 - Battles - 451 pages
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An interesting account of important battles that illustrates how Western civilisation has evolved. I felt at times the detail was overwhelming for me, but nevertheless I learned a huge amount. I agree ... Read full review

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

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An interesting account of important battles that illustrates how Western civilisation has evolved. I felt at times the detail was overwhelming for me, but nevertheless I learned a huge amount. I agree ... 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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