Ancient Warfare Technology: From Javelins to Chariots

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Twenty-First Century Books, Jan 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
Introduces the military tactics of ancient societies, describing the development of weapons, military strategy, defensive walls, seige warfare, guerillas, and warships in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, China, Greece, Rome, India, and the Middle East.
 

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Contents

Introduction
4
Warfare Basics
10
The Ancient Middle East
16
Ancient Egypt
30
Ancient China
36
Ancient India
42
The Ancient Americas
48
Ancient Greece
56
Timeline
84
Glossary
86
Source Notes
88
Selected Bibliography
90
Further Reading
91
Websites
93
Index
94
About the AuthorsPhoto Acknowledgments
96

Ancient Rome
68
After the Ancients
78
Back Cover
98
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