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Jlhn in vg condition, binding clean and tight, dustjacket clean. Cassell, London,first edition. Throughout, the author places the reader in the thick of the battle – transforming the distant figures of survey and atlas to real people who killed a nd d ie d.

Add to shopping cart More information. Nombreuses photos, cartes en couleurs dans et hors texte. Oxford University Press, Devised a ferocious, brief, and destructive head-on clash between armed men of all ages. This compelling account of what happened on the killing fields of the ancient Greeks ultimately shows that joun style of armament and battle was contrived to minimize time and life lost by making the battle experience as decisive and appalling as possible.

DJ has light bumping, rubbing; in a mylar cover. While his foe Hitler hoarded information, Churchill shared all intelligence with his generals. Scholar’s name to half-title Robert Brown. The list of notable Greeks at war contains name after famous name – philosophers, playwrights, poets, historians – bataile of whom, at one time or other, had killed in hand-to-hand fighting.


Hanson keegab all facets keegaj this terrifying, murderous business: Previously owned but a sound tight clean hardback in dust wrapper. Instead of ambush, skirmish, maneuver, or combat between individual heroes, the Greeks of the fifth century b. The definitive account of the greatest conflict in world history. In this bold, original study, Victor Davis Hanson shows how this brutal enterprise was dedicated to the same outcome as consensual government–an unequivocal, instant resolution to dispute.

First edition hard back binding in publisher’s original black paper covers, silver title and author lettering to bataille spine.

New York, Grove Press, Folio up to 15” tall. Elisabeth Sifton Books, East Rutherford, NJ, U. Hanson also discusses the physical condition and age of the men, weaponry, wounds, and morale. With wonderfully descriptive illustrations of battle scenes and explanatory maps, this study brings a much needed reality to military scholarship.

Maintaining control of overseas empires began to put an enormous strain on the home economies of all imperial powers-and when the Great War loomed, they looked increasingly fragile. Standaardwerk over de aanloop naar en het verloop van de Eerste Wereldoorlog. War formed the backdrop of centuries of Greek civilization. Capricorn Books Professional seller. He brings vividly to life the reality of hoplite fighting and the gruelling challe nge of a cul tur e in which battle was an expected and regular part of life.


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Anatomie de la bataille

Pegasus Books Professional seller. Over maps, diagrams and illustrations create a complete and dynamic picture of the world at war. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. ISBN ” This book draws from an extraordinary range of sources – Greek poetry, drama, and vase painting, as well as historical records – to fashion a dramatic ojhn of what actually took place on the battlefield.

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The unique practice of Ancient Greek warfare explains how the rise of western civilization and many o f its inst ituti ons we re o riginally an integral part of the conduct of war. Knopf, New York,first edition. Foxing to top of textblock.

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