The Oxford Companion to Military History

The Oxford Companion to Military History

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A comprehensive A-Z guide to warfare from the classical period to the present day, including the social, political, technological, and economic background of major conflicts. Entries cover people (military leaders, theorists, inventors, etc.), weapons and equipment, wars, campaigns, andbattles, strategy and tactics, logistics, fortifications, military life, military literature, military medicine, as well as wide-ranging contextual entries on topics as diverse as animals in war and pacifism. There are 75 specially commissioned maps, and 20 in-text line diagrams.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2001
ISBN: 9780198662099
Branch Call Number: 355.009 OXF
Characteristics: xvii, 1048 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Holmes, Richard 1946-2011
Alternative Title: Companion to military history


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