A brand-new history of the world's principal military developments and campaigns, from the Greeks and Romans to the Vietnam War and beyond, illustrated with state-of-the-art mapping.
From the dawn of the very first civilizations, people have fought for the control of resources and territory. The Collins Atlas of Military History takes a look at all the military advancements that have made these struggles ever more lethal and at the major military battles throughout the ages. From the Egyptians and Hittites at the Battle of Kadesh to the recent wars in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and the Gulf, the most innovative military tactics, new weaponry, key commanders, and decisive battles are all discussed and analyzed in one comprehensive volume.
The First Military Empires: Egyptians and Hittites to the later Roman Empire
War in the Middle Ages, 400–1500
The Military Renaissance, 1500–1650
Warfare Under the Ancient Regime, 1650–1785
The Age of Revolution, 1792–1815
The Dawn of Modern Warfare, 1815–1905
The First World War, 1914–1918
Total Warfare: The Russian Revolution to War in the Pacific
The End of "Modern" War, 1946–2003
For anyone with an interest in military history and the politics, society, and culture of the world, the Collins Atlas of Military History is a perfect companion.
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