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Decisive Battles

£7.99

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"Military historian John Colvin examines the battles throughout the centuries that can be said to be "decisive", in that they affected not just immediate events but also the final outcome of a war and even beyond. From Salamis in 479 BC, when Themistocles' Athenians defeated the Persians led by Xerxes, through Hastings, Saratoga and Trafalgar to the major conflicts of the 20th century, Colvin assesses the wider implications of each victory, or defeat, giving it its proper place in the context of human history. Decisive Battles is a thought-provoking, often controversial book that highlights how key engagements have profoundly shaped the course of human history."

Book in very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Colvin, J.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2003
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0755310705
ISBN-13:
9780755310708
Number of pages:
332
Publisher:
Headline

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"Military historian John Colvin examines the battles throughout the centuries that can be said to be "decisive", in that they affected not just immediate events but also the final outcome of a war and even beyond. From Salamis in 479 BC, when Themistocles' Athenians defeated the Persians led by Xerxes, through Hastings, Saratoga and Trafalgar to the major conflicts of the 20th century, Colvin assesses the wider implications of each victory, or defeat, giving it its proper place in the context of human history. Decisive Battles is a thought-provoking, often controversial book that highlights how key engagements have profoundly shaped the course of human history."

Book in very good condition.

Author(s):
Colvin, J.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2003
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0755310705
ISBN-13:
9780755310708
Number of pages:
332
Publisher:
Headline

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