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An encyclopedia of battles

accounts of over 1,560 battles from 1479 B.C. to the present

by David Eggenberger

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Published by Dover in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Battles -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Eggenberger ; [maps by Donald T. Pitcher].
    ContributionsEggenberger, David.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD25.A2 E37 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 533 p. :
    Number of Pages533
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3026408M
    ISBN 100486249131
    LC Control Number85006817

    The Encyclopedia of Ancient Battles, 3 Volume Set Michael Whitby (Editor), Harry Sidebottom (Editor) ISBN: May Wiley-Blackwell Pages. Get this from a library! Encyclopedia of battles in North America, to [L Edward Purcell; Sarah J Purcell] -- "From the first battle between Spaniards and Maya in to a fight between members of the U.S. Army and Mexicans in , [this book] examines more than battles, in .

    Pages in category "Battles involving Italy" The following 6 pages are in this category, out of 6 total. WBO Student Loading.

    A work mentioned in a single passage of the Old Testament (Num. xxi. 14) in connection with the geographical position of Arnon. The title suggests that the book contained songs celebrating the victories of the Israelites led by Yhwh, and it seems, therefore, to have been similar to the Book of Jasher or possibly even identical with it, though there is no evidence to support the latter hypothesis. Traditional explorations of war look through the lens of history and military science, focusing on big events, big battles, and big generals. By contrast, The SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspective views war through the lens of the social sciences, looking at the causes, processes and effects of war and drawing from a vast group of fields such as communication and mass media.


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