The Harper Encyclopedia of Military History: From 3500 BC to the Present
New, updated, and revised to include new discoveries about the use of weapons in ancient China, upheavals in Lebanon, the winding down of the Soviet-Afghanistan war, the invasions of Grenada and Panama by U.S. forces, the war in the Persian Gulf, and the collapse of the Soviet and Eastern European Communist governments.
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