Summary: A brand-new history of the world's principal military developments and campaigns from the Greeks and Romans to the Vietnam War and beyond illustrated with state-of-the-art mapping. From the dawn of the very first civilizations people have fought for the control of resources and territory. The ''Collins Atlas of Military History'' takes a look at all the military advancements that have made these struggles ever more lethal and at the major military battles throughout the ages. From th ...show moree Egyptians and Hittites at the Battle of Kadesh to the recent wars in Kosovo Afghanistan and the Gulf the most innovative military tactics new weaponry key commanders and decisive battles are all discussed and analyzed in one comprehensive volume. Chapters cover: The First Military Empires: Egyptians and Hittites to the later Roman Empire War in the Middle Ages 400-1500 The Military Renaissance 1500-1650 Warfare Under the Ancient Regime 1650-1785 The Age of Revolution 1792-1815 The Dawn of Modern Warfare 1815-1905 The First World War 1914-1918 Total Warfare: The Russian Revolution to War in the Pacific The End of ''Modern'' War 1946-2003 For anyone with an interest in military history and the politics society and culture of the world the ''Collins Atlas of Military History'' is a perfect companion. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 06
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