1001 Battles That Changed The Course Of History by R. G. Grant1001 Battles That Changed The Course Of History by R. G. Grant

1001 Battles That Changed The Course Of History

byR. G. Grant

Paperback | October 24, 2017

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From small-scale battles of the ancient world to devastating modern conflicts,1001 Battles That Changed the Course of Historyprovides a definitive record of the combats of the last 5000 years which shaped the political and cultural landscape of the world.

From the battles of the ancient world involving only a few thousand infantry, to the devastation of the World Wars, and to the efficient, tactical, military actions of today, this book includes the seminal details about key battles, how the battle fit in a war campaign, and the wider political and social impact it had on the region as a whole.

1001 Battles That Changed the Course of Historyis illustrated throughout with ancient carvings, detail-filled tapestries, dramatic paintings, and evocative photography. Award-winning historian R. G. Grant has assembled an expert team of contributors to provide incisive and insightful descriptions of every battle featured.

From the Battle of Troy and the Siege of Antioch, to the Battle of Gettysburg and Iwo Jima, this book traces the changing face of warfare around the globe and throughout history. This arresting volume is a worthy addition to any history buff's shelf.
R. G. Grasnt is a historian who has written extensively on many aspects and periods of history. Among his more than fifty published books are:Battle, Soldier, andBattle at the Sea(2005, 2007, 2008). He was also a major contributor to theITV Visual History of the Twentieth Century(1999) and consultant forChronology of World History(1995...
Title:1001 Battles That Changed The Course Of HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:960 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 24, 2017Publisher:Book SalesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0785835539

ISBN - 13:9780785835530

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