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    Description* Invaluable information on all the key wars and battles fought throughout history, up to the Battle of Waterloo Civilisations have been fighting each other for thousands of years. Some mighty civilisations have left few traces except for descriptions of their greatest martial endeavours, and some ancient conflicts still remain unresolved to this day. The Encyclopedia of Classic Warfare is an authoritatively written and brilliantly illustrated reference work to the key wars and battles fought from ancient times up to the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. Arranged in chronological order from the early Middle Eastern conflicts such as Megiddo and Kadesh through to the Napoleonic Wars, each entry includes full-colour illustrations, either maps or artworks, as well as information boxes containing key facts and figures and a description of the context, the course of battle and the conflict's aftermath. An easily accessible guide to more than 160 battles and campaigns, Encyclopedia of Classic Warfare is essential reading for enthusiasts and general readers alike.


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    Title
    Encyclopedia of Classic Warfare
    Subtitle
    3000BC to 1815
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jack Watkins
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 230 mm
    Height: 302 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 1,901 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781907446917
    ISBN 10: 1907446915
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC subject category V2: JWLF
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC subject category V2: HBW
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14100
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: TEC025000
    DC23: 355.0203
    Thema V1.0: TTM
    Illustrations note
    200 artworks and 10 photographs
    Publisher
    Amber Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Amber Books Ltd
    Publication date
    15 September 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Jack Watkins is a freelance writer on arts, history and heritage/conservation, with a degree in Medieval History (BA Hons, Univ of London). He writes regularly for The Daily Telegraph as well as The National Trust Magazine, Heritage Today (member magazine of English Heritage), The Guardian, The Independent, and BBC History.