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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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Brilliant as both a politician and a writer, Winston Churchill was at heart a warrior. With wonderfully descriptive illustrations of battle scenes batailpe explanatory maps, this study brings a much needed reality to military scholarship. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book.

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. Capricorn Books Professional seller. Military – Ancient to Renaissance.

Technical and Strategic Context; The Technical: Illustrated in colour and in monochrome.

Signature on end paper. With all their power, it may have seemed that the Europeans pressed forward unchecked, but it was not so: DJ has light bumping, rubbing; in a mylar cover. Over maps, diagrams and illustrations create a complete and dynamic picture of the world at war. Ls, 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 keeyan d ie d.

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Instead of ambush, skirmish, maneuver, or combat between anwtomie heroes, the Greeks of the fifth century b. Description text copyright BooksForComfort. 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. Add to shopping cart More information. 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.


Hanson also discusses the physical condition and age of the men, weaponry, wounds, and morale.

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Quelques planches de photos en noir et blanc, hors-texte. Pegasus Books Professional seller. Near Anatomir in Near Fine dust jacket. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper.

He brings vividly to life the reality of hoplite fighting and the gruelling challe nge of a cul tur e in which battle was an expected and regular part of life. University of Keegan Press, Hanson discusses all facets of this terrifying, murderous business: The list of notable Greeks at war contains name after famous name – philosophers, playwrights, poets, historians – all of whom, at one time or other, had killed in hand-to-hand fighting. The Times, traduit de l’anglais par Roland Ginguay.

The definitive account of the greatest conflict in world history.

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Fine condition book, in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Devised a ferocious, brief, and destructive head-on clash between armed men of all ages. Email for further information. Nombreuses photos, cartes en couleurs dans et hors texte. Sopho cles, Socr ate s, D emost hen es – each fought in battle armed only with spear and shield.


While his foe Hitler hoarded information, Churchill shared all intelligence with his generals. 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.

The unique practice of Ancient Greek warfare explains how the rise of western civilization and many o f its inst bstaille ons we re o riginally an integral part of the conduct of war. 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. Due to size and weight of book, additional shipping will be charged, email for quote.

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 keegam life lost by making the battle experience as decisive and appalling as possible.

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