The Harper Encyclopedia of Military History
From 3500 BC to the PresentBook - 1993
s Previous editions of this classic compendium of and research guide to the military history of the world, formerly titled Encyclopedia of Military History..., are cited in BCL3 and Sheehy. The present edition (third was 1985) contains new discoveries about the use of weapons in ancient China, and has been updated to cover the upheavals in Lebanon, the winding down of the Soviet-Afghanistan war, the invasions of Grenada and Panama by US forces, the war in the Persian Gulf, and the collapse of the Soviet and Eastern European Communist governments. Includes maps and other illustrations (b&w). Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.