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The Encyclopedia of Invasions & Conquests Third Edition

  • ID: 3846243
  • Book
  • Region: Global
  • 650 Pages
  • Grey House Publishing Inc
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This new edition is a comprehensive guide to over 170 invasions, conquests, battles and occupations, from ancient times to the present. Throughout history, invasions and conquests have played a remarkable role in shaping our world and defining our boundaries, both physically and culturally.

- Completely revised and expanded with events in 2016.

- Arranged by historical period, each chapter begins with a map to help readers locate key areas and geographical features, followed by A-Z entries with bibliographical references.

- Complete and comprehensive coverage, with new articles on 21st-century invasions in Russia, Ukraine, and North Vietnam, plus a wide variety of additional historic essays.

- Categories of entries invlude Countries, Invasions & Conquests, and Individuals, to provide a well-rounded overview of all aspects of invasions, including their political, economic, religious, and cultural ramifications.

- The entries on Leaders--among them Sargon, Alexander the Great, William the Conquerer, and Adolf Hitler--deal with people who sought to gain control, expand power, or exert religious or political influence over others through military means.

- Other useful features include cross-references, a cumulative biography, and a comprehensive subject index.

- Available in print and ebook formats.

This authoritative, well-organized, clearly written volume will prove invaluable for a variety of readers, including high school students, military historians, members of the armed forces, history buffs, and hobbyists, and will be a useful resource for both university and public library reference collections.
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Preface

List Of Contributors

List Of Maps

Section One:Entries
Part 1: The Ancient World
Part 2: The Classical World
Part 3: The Dark And Middle Ages
Part 4: The Renaissance And The Age Of Exploration
Part 5: The Age Of Revolutions And Napoleon
Part 6: The Age Of Empires
Part 7: The Twentieth Century

Section Two: Bibliography

Section Three: Readings

Section Four: Historical Timeline Of Entries

Section Five: Index
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