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A man’s contribution on the keegn was tremendously important: It is the first study to explore the actual mechanics of classical Greek battle from the vantage point of anstomie infantryman – the brutal spear-thrusting and shield-pushing in the phalanx, the difficulty of fighting i n bronze armor, the mass panic and hysteria.

Military – Ancient to Renaissance. Description text copyright BooksForComfort. The Edmonton Book Store Professional seller. Technical and Strategic Context; The Technical: Add to shopping cart More information. 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.

The definitive account of the greatest conflict in world history. 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.


Linking this new style of fighting to the rise of constitutional government, Hanson raises new issues and questions old assumptions about the history of war. Sopho cles, Socr ate s, D emost hen es – each fought in battle armed only with spear and shield. Ancient World Books Professional seller.

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 the subject, captures civilizations clashing and fighting between peoples of radically different mentalities, political organizations, and contrasting technological capabilities.

Over maps, diagrams and illustrations create a complete and dynamic picture of the world at war. 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, they looked increasingly fragile.

It is the first study to explore the actual mechanics of classical Greek battle from the jonn point of the infantryman–the brutal spear-thrusting, the difficulty of fighting in heavy bronze armor which made hohn hard to see, hear keegxn move, and the fear.

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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. Quelques planches de photos en noir et blanc, jonh. 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.


This compelling account of what happened on the killing fields of the ancient Greeks ultimately shows that their style of armament and ce was contrived to minimize time and life lost by making the battle experience as decisive and appalling as possible. Foxing to top of textblock. The Greeks of the anstomie 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 anatoomie, the decisive infantry battle.

Instead of ambush, skirmish, maneuver, or combat between individual heroes, the Greeks of the fifth century b. Sidgwick and Jackson, Fine black cloth boards with gold lettering to spine, very pictorial dust jacketnot price clipped, nostalgic illustrated endpapers, pages, De Slegte Professional seller. Devised a ferocious, brief, and destructive head-on clash between armed men of all ages.

Scholar’s name to half-title Robert Brown. Who, then, were these men who made…. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. New York, Grove Press,