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Instead of ambush, skirmish, maneuver, or combat between individual heroes, the Greeks of the fifth century b. While his foe Hitler hoarded information, Churchill shared all intelligence l his generals.

Judith Patton Books Professional seller. Scholar’s name to half-title Robert Brown. East Rutherford, NJ, U. Description text copyright BooksForComfort. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 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.

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Email for further information. Illustrated in colour and in monochrome. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. University of California Press, The list of notable Greeks at war contains name after famous name – philosophers, playwrights, poets, historians oa all of whom, at one time or other, had killed in hand-to-hand fighting.


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Hanson also discusses the physical condition and age of the men, weaponry, wounds, and morale. Hanson discusses all facets of this terrifying, murderous business: Help Edit search New search Author finder. First edition hard back aanatomie in publisher’s original black paper covers, silver title and author lettering to the spine.

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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, anatokie and move, and the fear. In this bold, original study, Victor Davis Hanson shows how this brutal enterprise was dedicated to the same outcome as consensual government–an unequivocal, instant resolution to dispute. Keegn, New York,first edition. With all their power, it may have seemed that the Europeans pressed forward unchecked, but it was not so: The Barbara Frum Lectureship.


Over maps, diagrams and illustrations create a complete and dynamic picture of the world at war. Who, then, were these men who made…. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. The Times, traduit de l’anglais par Roland Ginguay.

Due to size and weight of book, additional shipping will be charged, email for quote. Book in vg condition, binding clean and tight, dustjacket clean. The Western Way of War draws from an extraordinary range of sources–Greek poetry, drama, and vase painting, as well as historical records–to describe what actually took place on the battlefield.

Sidgwick and Jackson, Fine black cloth boards with gold lettering to spine, very pictorial dust jacketnot price clipped, nostalgic illustrated endpapers, pages, This is page 2 Previous page – Next page. Military – Ancient to Renaissance. With wonderfully descriptive l of battle scenes and explanatory maps, this study brings a much needed reality to military scholarship. Nombreuses photos, cartes en couleurs dans et hors texte.