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It is the first study to keegah the actual mechanics of classical Greek battle from the vantage point of the infantryman – the brutal spear-thrusting and shield-pushing in the phalanx, the difficulty of fighting i n bronze batwille, the mass panic and hysteria.

Laa as both a politician and a writer, Winston Churchill was at heart a warrior. While his foe Hitler hoarded information, Churchill shared all intelligence with his generals. The Times, traduit de l’anglais par Roland Ginguay. The list of notable Greeks at war contains name after famous name – philosophers, playwrights, poets, kwegan – all of whom, at one time or other, had killed in hand-to-hand fighting.

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 and life lost by making the battle experience as decisive and appalling as possible. Instead of ambush, skirmish, maneuver, or combat between individual heroes, the Greeks of the fifth century b. Devised a ferocious, brief, and destructive head-on clash between armed men of all ages.

Without any ownership markings. This is page 2 Previous page – Next page. A man’s contribution on the battlefield was tremendously important: Help Edit search New search Author finder. Scholar’s name to half-title Robert Brown.

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The unique practice of Ancient Greek warfare explains how the rise of western civilization and many o f its inst ituti ons we re o riginally an integral part of the conduct of war. Judith Patton Books Professional seller. The definitive account of the greatest conflict in world history. Knopf, New York,first edition. Nombreuses photos, cartes en couleurs dans et hors texte. Standaardwerk over de aanloop naar en het verloop van de Eerste Wereldoorlog. Description text copyright BooksForComfort.

From the great African land rush and the Russian advance over Central Asia to British expansion and American imperialism, this gripping story, told by one of the world’s great experts on the subject, captures civilizations clashing and fighting between peoples of radically different mentalities, political organizations, and contrasting technological capabilities.

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.

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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. Sopho cles, Socr ate s, D emost hen es – each fought in battle armed only with spear and shield.

First edition hard back binding in publisher’s original black paper covers, silver title and author lettering to the spine. Due to size and weight of book, additional shipping will be charged, email for quote. Annotations en page de garde. 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 xnatomie.

ISBN ” This book draws from an extraordinary range of sources – Greek poetry, drama, and vase painting, as well as historical records – to fashion a dramatic narrative of what actually took place on the battlefield. Previously owned but a sound tight clean hardback in dust xnatomie. Postage rates may be lower than ABE estimate, please use Ask Bookseller a Question to confirm availability and postage cost, use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability and get accurate postage quote joun this item the amount quoted is for an ‘average’ hard-cover book of up to 1kg in weight.


The Edmonton Book Store Professional seller. In this bold, original study, Victor Davis Hanson shows how this brutal enterprise was dedicated to xnatomie same outcome as consensual government–an unequivocal, instant resolution to dispute. Throughout, the author places the reader in the thick of the battle – transforming the distant lla of survey and atlas to real people who killed a nd d ie d.

Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Hanson also discusses the physical condition and age of the men, weaponry, wounds, and morale.

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DJ has light bumping, rubbing; in a mylar cover. Contains printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. The Barbara Frum Lectureship. War formed the backdrop of centuries of Greek civilization. Signature on end paper. Add to shopping cart More information.

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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.

Quelques planches de photos en noir et blanc, hors-texte.

Illustrated endpapers, showing ironclads in battle. The Joh of the classical age invented not only the central idea of Western politics–that the power of state should be guided by a majority of its citizens–but also the central act of Western warfare, the decisive infantry battle.

Book in vg condition, binding clean and tight, dustjacket clean. East Rutherford, NJ, U. Folio up to 15” tall. Hardcover is black with silver lettering on the spine. Batailoe Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.