Ancient Warfare Technology: From Javelins to Chariots
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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