Battle: A Visual Journey Through 5,000 Years of Combat

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DK Pub., 2005 - History - 360 pages
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The definitive illustrated guide to the history of warfare.

Covering the whole scope of military history, Battle provides a detailed overview of the conduct of warfare from ancient times to the present. Vividly written catalogue entries bring to life history's greatest battles and campaigns, from the first chariot clashes of the ancient world to the bloody conflicts of today's Middle East.

In each era, learn about the technology that transformed the battlefield and the tactics that won the day through an incredible array of artefacts, paintings, maps, battle plans and photographs.

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User Review  - RandyStafford - LibraryThing

This is another handsome book from DK. The visuals are a combination of maps, timelines, weapons, uniforms, and portraits of military leaders. The text is mostly sketches of significant battles ... Read full review

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User Review  - Owen - Goodreads

A very good general reference book, which provides enough detail to intrigue the reader into discovering new parts of human history. Read full review

Contents

FRANCES ITALIAN WARS 144
THE THIRTY YEARS WAR 150
DYNASTICWARS 158
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About the author (2005)

Grant is a graduate of Oxford University.

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