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Linking this new style of fighting kegan the rise of constitutional government, Hanson raises new issues and questions old assumptions about the history of war. 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.

Anatomie de la bataille

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Hardcover is black with silver lettering on the spine. Email for further information. War formed the backdrop of centuries of Greek civilization. This is page 2 Previous page – Next page.

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Annotations en page de garde. While his foe Hitler hoarded information, Churchill shared all intelligence with his generals. Across the globe, the 19th century signaled the high renaissance of Western Imperialism, with England, France, and other European nations ruling more and more territory.


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Book in vg condition, binding clean and tight, batxille clean. Pegasus Books Professional seller. Illustrated in colour and in monochrome. Illustrated endpapers, showing ironclads in battle. Judith Patton Books Professional seller. Technical and Strategic Context; The Technical: Quelques planches de photos en noir et blanc, hors-texte.

The Greeks 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. The Times, traduit de l’anglais par Roland Ginguay.

Add to shopping cart More information. The unique practice of Ancient Greek warfare explains how the rise of western civilization and many o f its inst ituti bztaille we re o riginally an integral part of the conduct of war. 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.

Scholar’s name to half-title Robert Brown. University of California Press, 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. 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.


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. A man’s contribution on the battlefield was tremendously important: 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.

Standaardwerk over de aanloop naar en het verloop van de Eerste Wereldoorlog. Signature on end paper. 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 and shield-pushing in the phalanx, the difficulty of fighting i n bronze armor, the mass panic and hysteria.

Throughout, the author places the reader in the thick of the battle – transforming the distant figures of survey and atlas to real people who killed a nd d ie d. New York, Grove Press, Hanson also discusses the physical condition and age of the men, weaponry, wounds, and morale.