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A History of Warfare

A History of Warfare

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By (author) John Keegan

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  • Publisher: Random House Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 496 pages
  • Dimensions: 132mm x 198mm x 28mm | 454g
  • Publication date: 1 November 1994
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0679730826
  • ISBN 13: 9780679730828
  • Sales rank: 412,127

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/KEEGAN JOHN The acclaimed author of The Face of Battle examines centures of conflict in a variety of diverse societies and cultures. Keegan is at once the most readable and the most original of living military historians . . . A History of Warfare is perhaps the most remarkable study of warfare that has yet been written.--The New Yor

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& quot; Perhaps the most remarkable study of warfare that has yet been written.& quot; --The New York Times Book Review & quot; A masterpiece...This is one of those rare books which could still be required reading in its field a hundred years from now.& quot; --The New Yorker

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The acclaimed author of The Face of Battle examines centures of conflict in a variety of diverse societies and cultures. "Keegan is at once the most readable and the most original of living military historians . . . A History of Warfare is perhaps the most remarkable study of warfare that has yet been written."--The New York Times Book Review.

Table of contents

Introduction 1. War in Human History Interlude: Limitations on Warmaking 2. Stone Interlude: Fortification 3. Flesh Interlude: Armies 4. Iron Interlude: Logistics and Supply 5. Fire Conclusion