Readers Comp to Military History Pa

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - History - 592 pages

THE READER'S COMPANION TO MILITARY HISTORY is the first major reference work on military history to represent a global perspective. More than 150 distinguished military historians, biographers, and journalists contributed nearly 600 articles to this remarkable chronicle of warfare that combines compelling historical narrative with the latest in contemporary scholarship. Here is essential information on major events and battles, commanders, weaponry and technology, and strategy and tactics. Other topics include courage, discipline, the effects of weather on warfare, military justice, the role of propaganda, the evolution of uniforms, psychological warfare, and morale. Filled with surprising anecdotes and little-known facts, THE READER'S COMPANION TO MILITARY HISTORY  

 

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Cowley, editor of MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History, and Parker (naval and military history, Yale) bring together the contributions of 150 journalists, historians, scholars, and ... Read full review

Contents

ENTRIES
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I
47
II
66
III
120
IV
145
V
159
VI
175
VII
198
XIV
339
XV
351
XVI
377
XVII
378
XVIII
410
XIX
458
XX
483
XXI
486

VIII
216
IX
233
X
240
XI
253
XII
275
XIII
319
XXII
496
XXIII
532
XXIV
533
XXV
538
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