Weapons & Warfare: Modern weapons and warfare (since 1500)

Front Cover
John Powell
Salem Press, 2002 - Military art and science - 790 pages
0 Reviews
Weapons and Warfare covers the weapons and strategies of warfare from ancient civilizations to the present. This two-volume set is ideal for high school and college students and military enthusiasts. Arranged chronologically, with alphabetical and categorized lists of all entries for fast, easy reference. Written with the needs of students and general readers in mind, the articles present clear discussions of the topics. The focus?more on the technical and strategic development of weapons and tactics than on a narrative chronological history of events?allows students of history, political science, and science and technology to gain a broad understanding of the technological and strategic advances made over time and geography.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


List of Illustrations Maps
Swords Daggers and Bayonets
Gunpowder and Explosives

38 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information