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A Global Chronology of Conflict free pdf This six-volume, chronologically organized reference offers concise entries of major military actions and related events from the earliest recorded conflicts to the present. From the heroic stand of the 300 Spartans at Thermopylae and the brutally efficient conquests of Genghis Khan's Mongol hordes, to the rain of arrows at Agincourt and the blood-stained hills around Gettysburg, this compelling work chronicles the history of conflict in all its guts and glory. Now from ABC-CLIO, long regarded as a premier publisher of military history, comes a monumental resource that encapsulates the entire scope of conflict among human societies. Spanning nearly five millennia, from the earliest documented fighting to the present, "A Global Chronology of Conflict: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East", provides a comprehensive survey of major military events. With coverage that reaches beyond the battles, this work examines the political and diplomatic forces driving world conflicts, revolutions, forced changes of governments, international treaties, and acts of aggression and terrorism. Written by acclaimed military historian Spencer C. Tucker, these six chronologically organized volumes offer an accessible, richly detailed time line of military conflict across human history. The concise entries cover all important events on the battlefield and in the corridors of power, with special features highlighting hundreds of key leaders and weapon systems. From specific data on casualties to coverage of evolving weapons technology to insightful analysis of the social impact of war, "A Global Chronology of Conflict" is an essential resource for students, researchers, history buffs, and general readers alike. This book features: hundreds of concise, chronologically organized entries on major wars, battles, political events, weapons technologies, and diplomatic initiatives- essays at roughly 50-year intervals analyzing each era's defining developments in the evolution of warfare, including changes in tactics, weapons, and other technologies- and, sidebars highlighting hundreds of key individuals in the history of military conflict as well as important developments in weapon systems.

About Spencer Tucker

Spencer C. Tucker, PhD, is senior fellow in military history for ABC-CLIO and the author or editor of more than 40 books and encyclopedias, many of which have been recognized by awards.

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Author : Spencer Tucker
Publisher : ABC-CLIO Ltd
Data Published : 15 December 2009
ISBN : 1851096671
EAN : 9781851096671
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 2780 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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