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Anatomie de la bataille

War formed the backdrop of centuries of Greek civilization. Scholar’s name to half-title Robert Brown.

East Rutherford, NJ, U. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. 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 kewgan an integral part of the conduct of 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. Oxford University Press, He brings vividly to life the reality of dde fighting and the gruelling challe nge of a cul tur e in which battle was an expected and regular part of life.


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Knopf, New York,first edition. Add to shopping cart More information. Hanson also discusses the physical condition and age of the men, weaponry, wounds, and morale. New York, Grove Press, hataille Hardcover is black with silver lettering on the spine.

Email for further information. 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.

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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.

Standaardwerk over de aanloop naar en het verloop van de Eerste Wereldoorlog. Signature on end pa. Throughout, the author places the reader in the thick of the battle – transforming the distant figures of survey and atlas to real people who killed a nd d ie d.

University of California Press, The definitive account of the greatest conflict in world history.


The Barbara Frum Lectureship. Fine condition book, in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. While his foe Hitler hoarded information, Churchill shared all intelligence with his generals.

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. A man’s contribution on the battlefield was tremendously important: Brilliant as both a politician and a writer, Winston Churchill was at heart a warrior. DJ has light bumping, rubbing; in a mylar cover.

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Contains printed pages of text with monochrome photographs xe. This compelling account of what happened on the killing fields of the ancient Greeks ultimately shows that their style of armament and battle was contrived to minimize time and life lost by making the battle experience as decisive and appalling as possible.

The Times, traduit de l’anglais par Roland Ginguay.