Dictionary of Wars
George Childs Kohn
Routledge, Oct 31, 2013 - History - 614 pages
Dictionary of Wars, highly praised in its first edition (1986), has now been published in a completely revised, updated, and expanded 2nd Edition.
The Dictionary provides summaries of all notable wars from earliest recorded history to the present day. It affords the general reader and student with quick, useful, and accurate information - the who, where, when, what, why and how on the more than 1,800 recorded wars in human history from 2000 BC to the present. Completely updated, the Second Edition includes an additional 70 entries - on such major events as the Gulf War, the invasions of Panama and Haiti, and the Bosnian crisis.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Africa allied Anatolia army attacked Austria Austrian Battle became began besieged British Burmese Byzantine Byzantine Empire caliph campaign capital captured Charles China Chinese Christian Civil CONQUEST Dai Viet death declared defeated Dutch dynasty East eastern elected Empire England English fighting fled ﬂeet forces fought France French gained German Greek guerrilla Henry Holy Roman Holy Roman Emperor Hutu independence Indians invaded invasion island Italy Khan killed King kingdom land later leader League March Massacre military Mitanni Mogul Mongol Muhammad Muslim northern Ottoman Ottoman Empire peace Persian Poland port Portuguese president Prince province raids rebellion rebels republic returned revolt River Roman Civil War Roman Emperor Rome rule ruler Russian seized sent Serbia Shah Sicily siege soldiers southern Spain Spanish sultan surrendered Syria territory throne tion took Treaty troops truce Turkish Turks Tutsi uprising victory Vietnam Visigoths WARS withdrew