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The Resource Carnage and culture : landmark battles in the rise of Western power, Victor Davis Hanson

Carnage and culture : landmark battles in the rise of Western power, Victor Davis Hanson

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Carnage and culture : landmark battles in the rise of Western power
Title
Carnage and culture
Title remainder
landmark battles in the rise of Western power
Statement of responsibility
Victor Davis Hanson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Through depictions of historic battles, the author exposes the connection between the West's superiority on the battlefield and its rise to world dominance, including controversial arguments ignited by the recent words of various historians
Tone
Writing style
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164565
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hanson, Victor Davis
Dewey number
904.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Battles
  • Military history
Target audience
adult
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landmark battles in the rise of Western power
Label
Carnage and culture : landmark battles in the rise of Western power, Victor Davis Hanson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [461]-478) and index
Contents
Salamis, Sept. 28, 480 B.C. -- Guagamela, Oct. 1, 331 B.C. -- Cannae, Aug. 2, 216 B.C. -- Poitiers, Oct. 11, 732 -- Tenochtitlán, June 24, 1520-Aug. 13, 1521 -- Lepanto, Oct. 7, 1571 -- Rorke's Drift, Jan. 22-23, 1879 -- Midway, June 4-8, 1942 -- Tet, Jan. 31-Apr. 6, 1968 -- Western warfare : past and future
Control code
ocm45375193
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 492 p.
Isbn
9780385500524
Lccn
00065582
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ADB-8585
Label
Carnage and culture : landmark battles in the rise of Western power, Victor Davis Hanson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [461]-478) and index
Contents
Salamis, Sept. 28, 480 B.C. -- Guagamela, Oct. 1, 331 B.C. -- Cannae, Aug. 2, 216 B.C. -- Poitiers, Oct. 11, 732 -- Tenochtitlán, June 24, 1520-Aug. 13, 1521 -- Lepanto, Oct. 7, 1571 -- Rorke's Drift, Jan. 22-23, 1879 -- Midway, June 4-8, 1942 -- Tet, Jan. 31-Apr. 6, 1968 -- Western warfare : past and future
Control code
ocm45375193
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 492 p.
Isbn
9780385500524
Lccn
00065582
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ADB-8585

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