❅ The Book of War Author John Keegan – Valtrex-4.us

The Book of War From Thucydides Classic Account Of Ancient Greek Phalanx Warfare To A Blow By Blow Description Of Ground Fighting Against The Iraqi Forces During The Gulf War, The Book Of War Presents The Face Of Battle Over The Course Of Than 2,000 Years Acclaimed Historian John Keegan Brings Together An Amazing Array Of War Writings, Largely Drawn From The Protagonists Themselves Or Firsthand Accounts Of The Battles They Describe Here Are Caesar S Commentaires On The Roman Invasion Of Britain Wellington On The BattLe Of Waterloo Hemingway After Copretto, Ernie Pyle At Normandy And James Fenton At The Fall Of Saigon Weaving The Various Pieces Together, With A Brilliant Introductory Essay And Substantial Headnotes, John Keegan Has Created A Rich Tapestry That Epitomizes The Warrior Spirit.

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  • Hardcover
  • 492 pages
  • The Book of War
  • John Keegan
  • English
  • 23 November 2017
  • 0670888044

    10 thoughts on “ ❅ The Book of War Author John Keegan – Valtrex-4.us


  1. says:

    A compilation book that I have had on my shelf for over 18 years, but finally managed to complete recently I have been a fan of John Keegan, especially his Price of Admiralty and World War I This work was solid, but perhaps not the greatest thing he ever produced His compilation of war writing attempts to support his positions on warfare across many eras and many cultures Given that he is British, his view on warfare and his respective compartmentalization of warfare reflects that bias He d A compilation book that I have had on my shelf for over 18 years, but finally managed to complete recently I have been a fan of John Keegan, especially his Price of Admiralty and World War I...


  2. says:

    Anyone who likes military history should read this book It is a collection of primary and secondary writings about various wars going back to the age of Greece and Rome Every reader will take something different from it You can t help but compare and co...


  3. says:

    Excerpts from primary and secondary sources in a wide range of conflicts some very powerful, some could have usedcontext Keegan s editorializing favors a particular pro British gloss, but it s not overwhelming I read this as part of my project to read one book from every aisle in Olin Libr...


  4. says:

    Lots of great excerpts, from ancient Greece to Viet Nam American writers get short shrift, no U.S Grant for example, but Ernie Pyle s there.

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