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A military history of the war book History Military history books provide insights into how the conflicts of the past have shaped our world and convey important lessons about war. These volumes range from first-person accounts, such as diaries and journals, to complete overviews of weapons and warfare.
The acclaimed author and preeminent military historian John Keegan examines centuries of human conflict. From primitive man in the bronze age to the end of the cold war in the twentieth century, Keegan shows how armed conflict has been a primary preoccupation throughout the history of civilization and how deeply rooted its practice has become in our by: (– BC) by Thucydides “One of the ironies of the writing of military history is that the greatest book on war ever written was the second history ever written—namely, this work.
Thucydides examines the great themes of war from the highest levels of the making of strategy and policy to the moral dimensions and the sharp end of battle. Book Series LIBRARY OF MILITARY HISTORY You can acquire a beautiful Leather-Bound edition of The Art of War for just $ Here are the fascinating accounts of war and warfare from ancient times to the 21st century featuring 22kt gold accents, moiré fabric endsheets, gilded page ends, and a.
Military history is a humanities discipline within the scope of general historical recording of armed conflict in the history of humanity, and its impact on the societies, their cultures, economies and changing intra and international relationships.
The Thirty Years’ War: Europe’s Tragedy. by Peter H. Wilson, Belknap Press, Cambridge, Mass.,$ For the avid reader of military history, the Thirty Years’ War has everything—European Realpolitik, religious conflict, dramatic characters, military innovation and violence enough to satisfy the most lurid imagination or touch the coldest heart.
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Browse our latest titles in the World War II Military History category to discover your next read from Skip to Main Content (Press Enter) When you buy a book, we donate a book. History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides. I won’t lie to you, this is a long book. But it tells the history of the epic war between Athens and Sparta — it is geo-politics, it’s strategy, it’s leadership, it’s lessons in grief, rhetoric, and persuasion.
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Many of the best war history books are also the oldest. The Roman Empire was built on the back of warfare, and ancient Greek and Roman writers were some of the most prolific military writers.
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Of all that is studied and published concerning the Bible by parishioners, theologians, or intellectuals, the focus on Israel's military history is almost nonexistent. However, there are a handful of books dedicated to the military topic from a secular view. The outrageously inventive follow-up to By the Blood of Heroes—Inglourious Basterds meets Dawn of the Dead in this steampunk alternate history World War I zombie the close ofthe Germans introduced a new type of gas, T-Leiche—“corpse gas”—a.
Winner of the Society for Military History Distinguished Book Award (non-US). Most studies of the Sino-Japanese War are presented from the perspective of the West. Departing from this tradition, The Battle for China brings together Chinese, Japanese, and Western scholars to provide a comprehensive and multifaceted overview of the military operations that shaped much of what happened in.
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On 14 December, we will be revealing our list of ’s best military history titles: the nominees for this year’s Military History Matters Book Awards. Our selection will include some of the best-researched, most-insightful, and most-readable titles reviewed and featured in the magazine over the last year.
10, Days Of Thunder- A History of the Vietnam War by Philip Caputo; Fast Movers-Jet Pilots and the Vietnam Experience by John Darrell Sherwood; In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam by (Former Secretary of Defense) Robert S.
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The book concludes with “The Emergence of a Paradigm”. Several of the historical examples Meilinger cites are questionable. Flanagan, E.M. Jr., Airborne – A Combat History Of American Airborne Forces, The Random House Publishing Group, Kindsvatter, Peter S.
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Most military writing, not least by his contemporaries, was trying to establish principles for the conduct of war. It had an instructional purpose. It might use military history—and Clausewitz wrote a lot of military history—but its intention was, essentially, to provide a set of principles.
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The book also has some splendid images, which supplement the text. The Women’s Fight, a volume in the series “Littlefield History of the Civil War Era”, is a captivating and enjoyable read. Well-written, it is clear and moving, and this reviewer read it in one sitting, which many others may do as well.
The Complexities of Romano-Parthian Relations. Anyone who has read much in ancient history knows of the seemingly interminable series of wars between Rome and Parthia, a chapter in a supposed aeons-long “Clash of Civilizations” between “East” and “West” that continues to the present.