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Nov 01, 1994
| ISBN 9780679730828
Sep 19, 2012
| ISBN 9780307828576
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Nov 01, 1994 | ISBN 9780679730828
Sep 19, 2012 | ISBN 9780307828576
The acclaimed author and preeminent military historian John Keegan examines centuries of human conflict. From primitive man in the bronze age to the end of the cold war in the twentieth century, Keegan shows how armed conflict has been a primary preoccupation throughout the history of civilization and how deeply rooted its practice has become in our 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.
John Keegan’s books include The Iraq War, Intelligence in War, The First World War, The Battle for History, The Face of Battle, War and Our World, The Masks of Command, Fields of Battle, and A History of Warfare. He was the defense editor of The… More about John Keegan
"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
Duff Cooper Prize
Introduction1. War in Human HistoryInterlude: Limitations on Warmaking2. StoneInterlude: Fortification3. FleshInterlude: Armies4. IronInterlude: Logistics and Supply5. FireConclusion
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