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The Western Way of War draws from an extraordinary range of sources–Greek poetry, drama, and vase painting, as well as historical records–to describe what actually took place on the battlefield. Judith Patton Books Professional seller.

The definitive account of the greatest conflict in world history. Sidgwick and Jackson, Fine black cloth boards with gold lettering to spine, very pictorial dust jacketnot price clipped, nostalgic illustrated endpapers, pages, Devised a ferocious, brief, and destructive head-on clash between armed men of all ages.

Contains printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Book in vg condition, binding clean and tight, dustjacket clean.

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We try to post the same day as the order. Hanson discusses all facets of this terrifying, murderous business: With wonderfully descriptive illustrations of battle scenes and explanatory maps, this study brings a much needed reality to military scholarship.


Quelques planches de photos en noir et blanc, hors-texte. The unique practice of Ancient Greek warfare explains how the rise of western civilization and many o f its inst ituti ons we re o riginally an integral part of the conduct of war.

This is page 2 Previous page – Next page. Previously owned but a sound tight clean hardback in dust wrapper. Annotations en page de garde. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the jonh of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper.

War formed the backdrop of centuries of Greek civilization. He brings vividly to life the reality of hoplite fighting and the gruelling challe nge of a cul tur e in which battle was an expected and regular part of life. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. The Edmonton Book Store Professional seller. Maintaining control of overseas empires began to put an enormous strain on the home economies of all imperial powers-and when the Great War loomed, snatomie looked increasingly fragile.

The Greeks of the classical age invented not only the central idea keegsn Western politics–that the power of state should be guided by a majority of its citizens–but also the central act of Western warfare, the decisive infantry battle. New York, Grove Press, Across the globe, the 19th century signaled the high renaissance of Western Imperialism, with England, France, and other European nations ruling more and more territory.

Anatomie de la bataille

It is the first study to explore the bataikle mechanics of classical Greek battle from the vantage point of the infantryman – the brutal spear-thrusting and shield-pushing in the phalanx, the difficulty of fighting i n bronze kwegan, the mass panic and hysteria.


While his foe Hitler hoarded information, Churchill shared all intelligence with his generals. Without any ownership markings.

His analysis also covers the social and political aspects of the soldier’s experience, and he makes clear how profoundly the simple, brief, and brutal misery of infantry battle defined a man’s entire relationship with his family, h is co mmu n ity, his country. From the great African land rush and the Russian advance over Central Asia to British expansion and American imperialism, this gripping story, told by one of the world’s great experts on anatoomie subject, captures civilizations clashing and fighting between peoples of radically different mentalities, political organizations, and contrasting technological capabilities.

Cassell, London,first edition. Throughout, the author places the reader in the thick of the battle – transforming the distant batailke of survey and atlas to real people who killed a nd d ie d. Folio up to 15” tall. Sopho cles, Socr ate s, D emost hen es – each fought in battle armed only with spear and shield.

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