Weapons and warfare / by Don Nardo.
By: Nardo, DonMaterial type: TextSeries: World history seriesPublisher: San Diego : Detroit : Lucent Books ; Thomson/Gale, c2004Description: 112 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 1590181832Subject(s): Military weapons -- History | War -- HistoryDDC classification: 355.8/2/09 LOC classification: U804.A1 | N37 2004
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-105) and index.
Stone Age warfare and the Native Americans -- Military innovations in the ancient Near East -- Greece and Rome at war: the rise of the West -- Knights and castles in medieval Europe and Japan -- The fast, fierce armies of the Asian conquerors -- Musket and bayonet: linear warfare emerges -- Industrializing the battlefield: the first modern wars -- Crushing ordeal of total warfare: World War II.
Describes war tactics and weapons from the Stone Age to the twenty-first century, discussing their effectiveness and their impact on warfare as a whole, and includes photos and illustrations, sidebars, and an annotated further reading list.
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