War in 100 Events

Author(s): Martin van Creveld


'War is a duel written large.'How did we get from clubs and spears to machine guns and drone missiles? What led to the human race firing projectiles across a no-man's-land, from straightforward warfare to spies and insurgency? Here renowned military historian Martin van Creveld has compiled a concise guide to the history of war in 100 key events, from 10,000 BCE to the present day: Stone Age 'wars'; Vikings raids; medieval conflicts; revolutionary wars; Napoleonic wars; world wars; the Iraq war; women in war and much more. With intriguing facts and a worldwide range, War in 100 Events is an immensely entertaining volume for military buffs and laymen alike.


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  • : 9780750982412
  • : History Press Limited, The
  • : February 2018
  • : .8 Inches X 5 Inches X 8 Inches
  • : books

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  • : Martin van Creveld
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 355.0209
  • : 224