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The Oxford companion to military history

Author: Richard Holmes
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A complete overview of military history from classical times to the present, The Oxford Companion to Military History is an essential guide to how the world has been shaped by conflict. Entries on key topics such as intelligence, propaganda, tactics, women in the military, and peacekeeping are included, with over 70 maps showing the course of famous battles and campaigns.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Holmes
ISBN: 0198606966 9780198606963
OCLC Number: 180030519
Notes: Gesehen am: 21.09.2006.
Digitalisat der Druck-Ausg.: Oxford 2001.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource
Contents: Introduction; List of Editors and Contributors; Abbreviations; Key to Maps; COMPANION TO MILITARY HISTORY A-Z; Index
Responsibility: ed. by Richard Holmes.

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A guide to warfare that includes the social, political, technological, and economic background of major conflicts. The entries cover people, weapons, and equipment, campaigns and battles, strategy,  Read more...
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Anyone with a point to clarify on military matters, or a simple curiosity about military affairs, would do well to turn to this volume first. This lecturer in military history will certainly be Read more...

 
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