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100 Battles That Shaped World History

Samuel Willard Crompton

100 Battles That Shaped World History

by Samuel Willard Crompton

  • 379 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military - General,
  • History - Military / War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9828286M
    ISBN 100606205187
    ISBN 109780606205184

    A worthy addition to any history buff’s shelf, this visually arresting volume has a commanding grasp of more than 4, years of military history. On the eve of the th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War comes this latest addition to the series. It includes the seminal details about key battles that changed the course of history and shaped the political and cultural.   A history of warfare distilled into momentous battles – epic moments that have shaped our world. From the earliest recorded skirmishes of the ancient world to the computerized conflicts of today, renowned military historian Richard Overy dramatically brings to life the sights and sounds of the most significant battles in world history: the flash of steel, the thunder of guns, the .

      Praise for ‘The Times Complete History of the World’: ‘One of the great works of historical reference in the English language. If you were allowed only one history book in the whole of your life, The Times Complete History of the World would be hard to beat because it conveys a sense not only of time, but also of place’ Niall Ferguson, Professor of History, Harvard : A history of warfare distilled into momentous battles – epic moments that have shaped our world. “A History of War in Battles” by Richard Overy is a concise, fascinating review of battles from throughout history and geography that give an over view of war itself. Mr/5(51).

    Buy a cheap copy of Battles That Shaped the World book. Battles provides an insight into the history of warfare. It focuses on the battles which have had a significant influence on the make up of the modern world. Free shipping over $ Books That Shaped World History by Miriam Raftery and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Fortunately with A History of War in Battles, this was not the case. The history of war and warfare is often a difficult subject to tackle, but Richard Overy has done it expertly. Not only would this book be a great primer for students and scholars, but also as a one stop shop for quick overviews of key battles in military history/5.

This military history book takes you on a journey through the battlefields of history, from the ancient world to the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Cold War, and beyond. Maps, paintings, and photographs reveal the stories behind more than 90 of the most important battles ever to take place, and show how fateful decisions led /5(67).

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Battles That Shaped World History is organized chronologically "Battles have been fought since the beginning of recorded time. Through the study of history perhaps we can discover how to live in everlasting peace."--Jacket.