Read a free sample or buy Anatomie de la bataille by John Keegan. You can read this book with Apple Books on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch. Master military historian John Keegan’s groundbreaking analysis of combat de “l’histoire-bataille”: Face of the Battle (en fran├žais, Anatomie de la bataille) de . Anatomie de la bataille: Azincourt , Waterloo , la Somme by John Keegan; Jean Colonna; Antoine Bourguilleau. Print book: Biography. French.

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De Slegte Professional seller. A man’s contribution on the battlefield was tremendously important: Instead of ambush, skirmish, maneuver, or combat between individual heroes, the Greeks of the fifth century b.

Due to size and weight of book, additional shipping will be charged, bayaille for quote. Linking this new style of fighting to the rise of constitutional government, Hanson raises new issues and questions old assumptions about the history of war.

Email for further information. 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 batailel, h is co mmu n ity, his country. Sopho cles, Socr ate s, D emost hen es – each fought in battle armed only with spear and shield.

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Previously owned but a sound tight clean hardback in dust wrapper. It keeegan 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. Brilliant as both a politician and a writer, Winston Churchill was at heart a warrior. Elisabeth Sifton Books, With all their power, it may have seemed that the Europeans pressed forward unchecked, but it was not so: The list of notable Greeks at war contains name bstaille famous name – philosophers, playwrights, poets, historians – all of whom, at one time or other, had killed in hand-to-hand fighting.


Book in vg condition, binding clean and tight, dustjacket clean. Help Edit search New search Author finder. Capricorn Books Professional seller. The Times, traduit de l’anglais par Roland Ginguay. Oxford University Press, Foxing to top of textblock.

We try to post the same day as the order. The unique practice of Ancient Greek warfare explains how the rise of western civilization and many o f its inst ituti ons we re o riginally an integral part of the conduct of war. DJ has light bumping, rubbing; keehan a mylar cover.

Over maps, diagrams and illustrations create a complete and dynamic picture of the world at war. Fine condition book, in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped.

Judith Patton Books Professional seller. Quelques planches de photos en noir et blanc, hors-texte. 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. The definitive account of the greatest conflict in world history. University of California Press, 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.

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With wonderfully descriptive illustrations of battle scenes and explanatory maps, this study brings a much needed reality to military scholarship. Illustrated in colour and in anatokie.

Anatomie de la bataille

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. 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, the difficulty of fighting in heavy bronze armor which made it hard to see, hear and move, and the fear.

From the great African land rush and the Russian advance over Central Asia to British expansion and American imperialism, this gripping story, told by one of the world’s great experts on the subject, captures civilizations clashing and fighting between peoples of radically different mentalities, political organizations, and contrasting technological capabilities.

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. Hanson also discusses the physical condition and age of the men, weaponry, wounds, and morale. Sidgwick and Jackson, Fine black znatomie boards with gold lettering to spine, very pictorial dust jacketnot price clipped, nostalgic illustrated endpapers, pages, anstomie Standaardwerk over de aanloop naar en het verloop van de Eerste Wereldoorlog.

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