Weapons & Warfare, Military Equipment

Studies of weapons and warfre through the ages: battlefield archaeology, material culture, military strategy and logistics

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  1. Expedition to Disaster

    Expedition to Disaster: The Athenian Expedition to Sicily 415 BC [Hardback]

    Philip Matyszak (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848848870
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    The Athenian expedition to conquer Sicily was one of the pivotal events of the classical period. At this time (415 BC), Athens was locked in a decades-long struggle with Sparta for mastery of the Greek world. The expedition to Sicily was intended ... .... Learn More
  2. Macedonian Armies After Alexander 323-168 BC

    Macedonian Armies After Alexander 323-168 BC [Paperback]

    Nicholas Sekunda (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781849087148
    Published by : Osprey
    The death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC threw the Macedonians into confusion; there was no capable heir, and no clear successor among the senior figures in Alexander's circle. Initial attempts to preserve the unity of Alexander's conquests gave... .... Learn More
  3. Sword of Rome

    Sword of Rome: A Biography of Marcus Claudius Marcellus [Hardback]

    Jeremiah B. McCall (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848843790
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    McCall assesses the glittering military and political career of Marcellus who gained a legendary status for his successes during the period of the Punic Wars and as the embodiment of virtus. He sees Marcellus as very much a man of his time, and as... .... Learn More
  4. Connecticut in the American Civil War

    Connecticut in the American Civil War [Paperback]

    Matthew Warshauer (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780819573643
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Connecticut in the American Civil War offers readers a remarkable window into the state's involvement in a conflict that challenged and defined the unity of a nation. The arc of the war is traced through the many facets and stories of battlefield,... .... Learn More
  5. Sparta's Kings

    Sparta's Kings [Hardback]

    John Carr (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848848498
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    In ancient Greece, Sparta was unique in having a dual kingship - two kings from different clans, the Agiads and the Eurypontids, reigning simultaneously. The institution was already well-developed by the 8th century BC, when Theopompos of the Eury... .... Learn More
  6. Imperial General

    Imperial General [Hardback]

    Philip Matyszak (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848841192
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Philip Matyszak here explores what it meant to be a Roman general - the responsibilities and rewards of the role - through the action-packed and well-documented career of Petellius Cerialis. Cerialis suffered defeat at the hands of Boudicca, p... .... Learn More
  7. Roman Imperial Armour

    Roman Imperial Armour: The production of early imperial military armour [Paperback]

    David Sim (Author); J. Kaminski (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781842174357
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The Roman Empire depended on the power of its armies to defend and extend the imperial borders, enabling it to dominate much of Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East. Success was, in large part, founded on well-trained, well-disciplined s... .... Learn More
  8. Perilous Glory

    Perilous Glory [Hardback]

    John France (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780300120745
    Published by : Yale University Press
    This expansive book surveys the history of warfare from ancient Mesopotamia to the Gulf War in search of a deeper understanding of the origins of Western warfare and the reasons for its eminence today. Historian John France explor... .... Learn More
  9. Connecticut in the American Civil War

    Connecticut in the American Civil War [Hardback]

    Matthew Warshauer (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780819571380
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Connecticut in the American Civil War offers readers a remarkable window into the state's involvement in a conflict that challenged and defined the unity of a nation. The arc of the war is traced through the many facets and stories of battlefield,... .... Learn More
  10. Dividing the Spoils

    Dividing the Spoils [Hardback]

    Robin Waterfield (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780195395235
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    As Robin Waterfield writes in the introduction to this learned but engaging work, 'historians of imperialism simply skip from Alexander to Rome; I aim to set the record straight.' The period between Alexander's death in 323 BC, after conquering... .... Learn More

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