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This eye-catching volume combines vivid first-hand accounts of pivotal events in history with authoritative commentary. Revealing startling links among events and people separated by centuries and continents, the epic struggles and bombastic personalities have been carefully chosen for their power…read more

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The world famous events that we should all know more about. Joseph Cummins recounts thirty-seven of the best-known episodes from the past. Not only does he relate and re-create these events in captivating fashion, he also analyzes their impact on subsequent history and explains the reasons for…read more

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Centuries of warfare that changed the world are captured in History’s Greatest Wars . This book acts as a perfect primer for novices while offering seasoned history readers new perspectives on many famous and some not-so-well-known conflicts. Each chapter includes a quick-reference summary, a…read more

Theatre of War

by Joseph Cummins|

December 1, 2010

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Custer's Last Stand, the Charge of the Light Brigade, D-Day—we've all heard of these momentous military encounters, but how much do we really know about them? Theatre of War brings together some of the most famous military events from our past in fifteen gripping, moving and inspiring chapters,…read more

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Ranging from the siege of ancient Babylon to the American Civil War Who Dares Wins captures fifteen key moments in history when the ingenuity vision and daring of brilliant leaders turned the tide of battleand makes it a must for military history buffs.The ultimate popular history series Moments…read more

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This book recounts some of the most horrifying episodes of the past, from ancient times to our own, in searing detail, while rigorously investigating their causes - from religious fanaticism and ethnic rivalry to political power struggles and hunger for vengeance -- and their consequences. …read more

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In this unillustrated edition, Joseph Cummins recounts thirty-seven of the best-known episodes from the past. Not only does he relate and re-create these events in captivating fashion, he also analyzes their impact on subsequent history and explains the reasons for their enduring fame. Accompany…read more

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Everyone knows the story of the Boston Tea Party—in which colonists stormed three British ships and dumped 92,000 pounds of tea into Boston Harbor. But do you know the history of the Philadelphia Tea Party (December 1773)? How about the York, Maine, Tea Party (September 1774) or the Wilmington,…read more

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The Crusades, Custer's Last Stand, the Charge of the Light Brigade, D-Day — we've all heard of these momentous events, but how much do we really know about them? The ultimate popular history book, History's Greatest Hits brings together, in one elegantly designed volume, the forty most famous…read more

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The ultimate popular history book, When the World Changed brings together in one elegantly designed volume some of the most famous events from the past. Short, easily digestible chapters make this an ideal way to catch up on the history we've heard of and ought to know more about, and reveal just…read more

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The Bloody Hostilities, Feuds, and Quarrels that Refuse to Release their Grip. Sometimes the causes of war are so intractable, the opponents so unyielding, and the rivalries so deep-rooted that the combat continues for years, decades, even centuries. And often when it does abate, the resentments…read more

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A Global Survey of Modern Warfare, from the First Fervid Days of the French Revolution of 1789 to the Bloody Stalemate that Ended the Iran-Iraq War in 1988 In the modern era, warfare entered a new phase. Technological innovation yielded evermore destructive weaponry, international communications…read more