A History of Warfare
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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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  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 132.08 x 198.12 x 27.94mm | 453.59g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0679730826
  • 9780679730828
  • 612,000

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

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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

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