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The Resource A global history of war : from Assyria to the twenty-first century, Gerard Chaliand ; translated by Michele Mangin-Woods and David Woods ; foreword by R. Bin Wong

A global history of war : from Assyria to the twenty-first century, Gerard Chaliand ; translated by Michele Mangin-Woods and David Woods ; foreword by R. Bin Wong

Label
A global history of war : from Assyria to the twenty-first century
Title
A global history of war
Title remainder
from Assyria to the twenty-first century
Statement of responsibility
Gerard Chaliand ; translated by Michele Mangin-Woods and David Woods ; foreword by R. Bin Wong
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
355.0209
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
U162
LC item number
.C424513 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A global history of war : from Assyria to the twenty-first century, Gerard Chaliand ; translated by Michele Mangin-Woods and David Woods ; foreword by R. Bin Wong
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references(pages 259-262)and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overview: war and history -- The first military empire: the Assyrians -- The great strategy of the Byzantine Empire -- The Arabs -- The nomads of the Eurasian steppes -- The Seljuks, Mameluks, and the Crusades -- The Mongol Dmpire -- Tamerlane -- The Ottomans -- Safavid Iran -- The Ming and Chinese politico-military traditions -- The Manchu and the end of the nomads -- The Mughals and Islam in India -- Russia and the end of the Tatars -- The ascent of Europe -- The time of revolutions -- Guerilla warfare -- From total war to asymmetrical conflict -- Conclusion
Control code
18070702
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 294 pages
Isbn
9780520283602
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014010257
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)876431892
Label
A global history of war : from Assyria to the twenty-first century, Gerard Chaliand ; translated by Michele Mangin-Woods and David Woods ; foreword by R. Bin Wong
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references(pages 259-262)and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overview: war and history -- The first military empire: the Assyrians -- The great strategy of the Byzantine Empire -- The Arabs -- The nomads of the Eurasian steppes -- The Seljuks, Mameluks, and the Crusades -- The Mongol Dmpire -- Tamerlane -- The Ottomans -- Safavid Iran -- The Ming and Chinese politico-military traditions -- The Manchu and the end of the nomads -- The Mughals and Islam in India -- Russia and the end of the Tatars -- The ascent of Europe -- The time of revolutions -- Guerilla warfare -- From total war to asymmetrical conflict -- Conclusion
Control code
18070702
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 294 pages
Isbn
9780520283602
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014010257
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)876431892

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