The Battles that Changed History
Enhanced with 27 maps by Edward Gorey, and recounted with dramatic flair by a born storyteller, these authoritative narratives will appeal to students, historians, military buffs, and all readers interested in the forces that influence the tides of human history.
- Paperback | 352 pages
- 137 x 214 x 17.53mm | 362.87g
- 27 Mar 2000
- Dover Publications Inc.
- New York, United States
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Table of contents
A Few Words in Introduction
1. Arbela and the Man Who Would Be God
2. The Red King at Beneventum
3. Fighting in the Streets and the Future of Order
4. Kadisiyah and the Cost of Conquest
5. Las Navas de Tolosa and Why the Americas Were Conquered
6. Jeanne d'Arc and the Non-Conquest of England
7. Vienna and the Failure to Complete the Crescent
8. Leyden and the Foundation of Sea Power
9. Gustavus Adolphus and the End of the Middle Ages
10. Interlude; the Day of Inadequate Decisions
11. Frederick the Great and the Unacceptable Decision
12. "Quebec, Quiberon, America"
13. Why the American Revolution Succeeded
14. "Trafalgar, Austerlitz, and the Fall and Rise of Empire"
15. The Things Decided at Vicksburg
16. More Than Midway
Bibliography for Further Reading