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The Cambridge history of Greek and Roman Warfare

£60.00

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This title is the first volume of a systematic and up-to-date account of warfare from Archaic Greece to Republican Rome.Warfare was the single biggest preoccupation of historians in antiquity. In recent decades fresh textual interpretations, numerous new archaeological discoveries and a much broader analytical focus emphasising social, economic, political and cultural approaches have transformed our understanding of ancient warfare. Volume I of this two-volume History reflects these developments and provides a systematic account, written by a distinguished cast of contributors, of the various themes underlying the warfare of the Greek world from the Archaic to the Hellenistic period and of Early and Middle Republican Rome. For each broad period developments in troop-types, equipment, strategy and tactics are discussed. These are placed in the broader context of developments in international relations and the relationship of warfare to both the state and wider society. Numerous illustrations, a glossary and chronology, and information about the authors mentioned supplement the text. This will become the primary reference work for specialists and non-specialists alike.

Book in very good condition with clean pages throughout and securely bound.Printed in 2007.

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Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Sabin,Van Wees and Michael Whitby
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23.3 x 15.7 x 4.5 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521782732
ISBN-13:
9780521782739
Number of pages:
663
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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This title is the first volume of a systematic and up-to-date account of warfare from Archaic Greece to Republican Rome.Warfare was the single biggest preoccupation of historians in antiquity. In recent decades fresh textual interpretations, numerous new archaeological discoveries and a much broader analytical focus emphasising social, economic, political and cultural approaches have transformed our understanding of ancient warfare. Volume I of this two-volume History reflects these developments and provides a systematic account, written by a distinguished cast of contributors, of the various themes underlying the warfare of the Greek world from the Archaic to the Hellenistic period and of Early and Middle Republican Rome. For each broad period developments in troop-types, equipment, strategy and tactics are discussed. These are placed in the broader context of developments in international relations and the relationship of warfare to both the state and wider society. Numerous illustrations, a glossary and chronology, and information about the authors mentioned supplement the text. This will become the primary reference work for specialists and non-specialists alike.

Book in very good condition with clean pages throughout and securely bound.Printed in 2007.

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Sabin,Van Wees and Michael Whitby
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23.3 x 15.7 x 4.5 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521782732
ISBN-13:
9780521782739
Number of pages:
663
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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