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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. The Edmonton Book Store Professional seller. Fine condition book, in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. The Barbara Frum Lectureship. It is the first study to explore the actual mechanics of classical Greek battle from the vantage point of the infantryman–the brutal spear-thrusting, the difficulty of fighting in heavy bronze armor which made it hard to see, hear and move, and the fear.
Nombreuses photos, cartes en couleurs dans et hors texte. Across the globe, the 19th century signaled the high renaissance of Western Imperialism, with England, France, and other European nations ruling more and more territory. Pegasus Books Professional seller. Email for further information. Horsham Rare Books Professional seller. Description text copyright BooksForComfort. Contains printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Over maps, diagrams and illustrations create a complete and dynamic picture of the world at war.
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While his foe Hitler hoarded information, Churchill shared all intelligence with his generals. Linking this new style of fighting to the rise of constitutional government, Hanson raises new issues and questions old assumptions about the history of war. De Slegte Professional seller. Quelques planches de photos en noir et blanc, hors-texte. Annotations en page de garde. Cassell, London,first edition. Hanson also discusses the physical condition and age of the men, weaponry, wounds, and morale.
Hanson discusses all facets of this terrifying, murderous business: Capricorn Books Professional seller.
Oxford University Press, DJ has light bumping, rubbing; in a mylar cover. Add to shopping cart More information. New York, Grove Press, A man’s contribution on the battlefield was tremendously important: From the great African land rush and the Russian advance over Central Asia to British expansion johm American imperialism, this gripping story, told by one of the world’s great experts on the subject, captures civilizations clashing and fighting between peoples of radically different mentalities, political organizations, and contrasting technological capabilities.
The list of notable Greeks at war contains name after famous name – philosophers, playwrights, poets, historians – all of whom, at one time or other, had killed in hand-to-hand fighting.
East Rutherford, NJ, U. The Western Way of War draws from an extraordinary range of sources–Greek poetry, drama, and vase painting, as well anatomiee historical records–to describe what actually took place on the battlefield. This is page 2 Previous page – Next page. Book in vg condition, binding clean and tight, dustjacket clean. Illustrated endpapers, showing ironclads in battle. The Times, traduit de l’anglais par Roland Ginguay.
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.
With all their power, it may have seemed that the Europeans pressed forward unchecked, but it was not so: Knopf, New York,first edition. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of kkeegan paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. It is the first study to explore the actual mechanics of classical Greek battle from the vantage point of the infantryman – the brutal spear-thrusting and shield-pushing in the phalanx, the difficulty of fighting i n bronze armor, the mass panic and hysteria.
Technical and Strategic Context; The Technical: Instead of ambush, skirmish, maneuver, or combat between individual heroes, the Greeks of the fifth century b. Who, then, were these men who made…. Brilliant as both a politician and a writer, Winston Churchill was at heart a warrior.
Anatomie de la bataille
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 pa d ie d. ISBN ” This book draws from an extraordinary range of sources antomie Greek poetry, drama, and vase painting, as well as historical records – to fashion a dramatic narrative of what actually took place on the battlefield.
Kfegan 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. With wonderfully descriptive illustrations of battle scenes and explanatory maps, this study brings a much needed reality to military scholarship.
His analysis also covers the social and political aspects of the soldier’s experience, and he makes clear how profoundly the simple, brief, and brutal misery of infantry battle defined a man’s entire relationship with his family, h is co mmu n ity, his country.