The Resource International encyclopedia of military history, James C. Bradford, editor ; preface by Jeremy Black

International encyclopedia of military history, James C. Bradford, editor ; preface by Jeremy Black

Label
International encyclopedia of military history
Title
International encyclopedia of military history
Statement of responsibility
James C. Bradford, editor ; preface by Jeremy Black
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • With its impressive breadth of coverage - both geographically and chronologically - the International Encyclopedia of Military History is the most up-to-date and inclusive A-Z resource on military history. From uniforms and military insignia worn by combatants to the brilliant military leaders and tacticians who commanded them, the campaigns and wars to the weapons and equipment used in them, this international and multi-cultural two-volume set is an accessible resource combining the latest scholarship in the field with a world perspective on military history
  • Includes information on AEGIS combat System, Afghan Wars, African Americans in the U.S. Military, The Alamo, Alexander the Great, All-Volunteer Force, antipersonnel weapons, Arab-Israeli Wars, Yasser Arafat, archers and archery, arctic and mountain warfare, body armor, armored personnel carriers, war of attrition, AWACS, battering ram, battle, bayonet, Big Bertha, biological warfare, blimps and dirigibles, Bosnia War, brainwashing, bushido, Gaius Julius Caesar, camouflage, camp followers, cannon, Carthaginian-Syracusan Wars, castles, catapult, cavalry, Charlemagne, Chinese invasions of Tibet, citizen-soldier, civil liberties and war, civil-military relations, claymore, code of conduct, military colors, banners and standards, command structure, conscription, conscientious objectors, Continental Navy, Cossacks, Crazy Horse, Culloden, D-Day Campaign, desert warfare, demobilization, desertion, desert warfare, dreadnought, edged weapons, ethnic cleansing, ethnicity in the military, Fedayeen, feudalism, flintlocks, fragging, friendly fire, Finnish-Russian War, game theory, Geronimo, G.I., Golan Heights, Guernica, guerrilla warfare, Gulf War, Hannibal, Hapsburg-Ottoman Wars, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Adolf Hitler, Saddam Hussein, Irish Republican Army, Islamic wars of expansion, isolationism and the Military, Jacobite rebellions, jihad, Joan of Arc, jungle warfare, just war theory, lasers, laws of war, low intensity conflict, Macedonian-Roman Wars,
  • Niccolo Machiavelli, MAGIC, Manhattan Project, Mao Zedong, Marathon, Mark Antony, media and war, mines and mine warfare, morale, musket, muster strength, mutiny, napalm, Napoleon, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), New Orleans, no manʼs land, Non-Proliferation Treaty, military nurses, peacekeeping, Peloponnesian Wars, percussion weapons, Persian-Afghanistan Wars, Persian-Byzantine Wars, Persian-Greek Wars, Persian-Ottoman Wars, Persian-Roman Wars, Persian-Russian Wars, Persian-Spartan War, Peter the Great, Pompey ʺthe Greatʺ, prisoners of war (POWs), privateers and privateering, military psychiatry, psychological warfare, Punic Wars, Potsdam, propaganda, military rank, Roman military system, Rome, rules of engagement, Rwanda and Burundi civil wars, Sacred Wars, samurai, Sex and the military, Admiral Forrest Sherman, Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Scottish-English Wars, Sertorian War, Six-Day War, society and war, Spanish Foreign Legion, submarine warfare, Suleiman the Magnificent, swift boats, terrorism, Texas War of Independence, Thermopylae, torpedo boats, veterans, Viking invasions, war crimes, War Powers Act, evolution of weaponry, women in the military, Battle of Wounded Knee, Xenophon, Xerxes, yeomanry, Zulu Wars, etc
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D25.A2
LC item number
I58 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
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Bradford, James C
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Military history
Label
International encyclopedia of military history, James C. Bradford, editor ; preface by Jeremy Black
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
v. 1 A-J -- v. 2. K-Z
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
2 v.
Isbn
9780415936613
Isbn Type
(set : alk. paper)
Lccn
20040195 41
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56329704
  • (OCoLC)56329704
Label
International encyclopedia of military history, James C. Bradford, editor ; preface by Jeremy Black
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
v. 1 A-J -- v. 2. K-Z
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
2 v.
Isbn
9780415936613
Isbn Type
(set : alk. paper)
Lccn
20040195 41
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56329704
  • (OCoLC)56329704

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