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Illustrated endpapers, showing ironclads in battle. DJ has light bumping, rubbing; in a mylar cover. While his foe Hitler hoarded information, Churchill keehan all intelligence with his generals.
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A man’s contribution on the battlefield was tremendously important: We try to post the same day as the order. New York, Grove Press, Oxford University Press, War formed the backdrop of centuries of Greek civilization.
Sopho cles, Socr ate s, D emost hen es – each fought in battle armed only with spear and shield. Instead of ambush, skirmish, maneuver, or combat between individual heroes, the Greeks of the fifth century b. It is the first study to explore the actual 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 armor, the mass panic and hysteria.
Book in vg condition, binding clean and tight, dustjacket clean. Over maps, diagrams and illustrations create a complete and dynamic picture of the world at war. The definitive account of the greatest conflict in world history. Pegasus Books Professional seller. Capricorn Books Professional seller. Illustrated in colour and in monochrome.
First edition hard back binding in publisher’s original black paper covers, silver title and author lettering to the spine. Brilliant as both a politician and a writer, Winston Churchill was at heart a warrior. It is the first study to explore the actual mechanics of classical Greek battle from the vantage point of the infantryman–the brutal spear-thrusting, the difficulty of fighting in heavy bronze armor which made it hard to see, hear and move, and the fear.
The Greeks of the classical age invented not only the central idea of 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. Quelques planches de photos en noir et blanc, hors-texte.
The Western Way of War draws from an extraordinary range of sources–Greek keean, drama, and vase painting, as well as historical records–to describe what actually took place on the battlefield.
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ISBN ” This book draws from an extraordinary range of sources – Greek poetry, drama, and vase painting, as well as historical records – to fashion a dramatic narrative of what actually took place on the battlefield. Devised a ferocious, brief, and destructive head-on clash between armed men of all ages. With all their power, it may have seemed that the Europeans pressed forward unchecked, but it was not so: De Slegte Professional seller. In this bold, original study, Victor Davis Hanson shows how this brutal enterprise was dedicated to the same outcome as consensual government–an unequivocal, instant resolution to dispute.
With wonderfully descriptive illustrations of battle scenes and explanatory maps, this study brings a much needed reality to military scholarship.
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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.
Anatomie de la bataille
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