Ancient warfare : a very short introduction / Harry Sidebottom.

Author
Sidebottom, Harry [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Description
165 pages : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Very short introductions ; 117. [More in this series]
Summary note
"This book explores the ways in which ancient society thought about conflict. Many aspects of ancient warfare are examined from philosophy to the technical skills needed to fight"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • 'At my signal unleash hell' : the Western way of war?
  • Thinking with war
  • War and society
  • Thinking about war
  • Strategy
  • Fighting
  • 'People should know when they are conquered' : the reinventions of the Western way of war.
ISBN
  • 0192804707 ((alk. paper))
  • 9780192804709 ((alk. paper))
LCCN
2004024151
OCLC
56755648
Other standard number
  • 99810480839
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