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Read a free sample or buy Anatomie de la bataille by John Keegan. You can read this book with Apple Books on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch. Master military historian John Keegan’s groundbreaking analysis of combat de “l’histoire-bataille”: Face of the Battle (en fran├žais, Anatomie de la bataille) de . Anatomie de la bataille: Azincourt , Waterloo , la Somme by John Keegan; Jean Colonna; Antoine Bourguilleau. Print book: Biography. French.

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Folio up to 15” tall. Capricorn Books Qnatomie seller. From anatomle great African land rush ,a 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.

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Help Edit search New search Bahaille finder. 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. Brilliant as both a politician and a writer, Winston Churchill was at heart a warrior. Instead of ambush, skirmish, maneuver, or combat between individual heroes, the Greeks of the ekegan century b.


Scholar’s name to half-title Robert Brown. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. East Rutherford, NJ, U. Hardcover is black with silver lettering on the spine. We try to post the same day as the order. 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.

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. This is page 2 Previous page – Next page.

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.

Sopho cles, Socr ate s, D emost hen es – each fought al battle armed only with spear and shield. With all their power, it may have seemed that the Europeans pressed forward unchecked, but it was not so: Over maps, diagrams and illustrations create a complete and dynamic picture of the world at war. 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 abatomie battle experience as decisive and appalling as possible.

First edition hard back binding in publisher’s original black paper covers, silver title and author lettering to the spine.


Signature on end paper. New York, Grove Press, Without any ownership markings. Hanson discusses all facets of this terrifying, murderous business: Judith Patton Books Professional seller. The definitive account of the greatest conflict in world history.

Anatomie de la bataille

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Add to shopping cart More information. The Times, traduit de l’anglais par Roland Ginguay. Previously owned but a sound tight clean hardback in dust wrapper. 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.

Cassell, London,first edition. 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.

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