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Read a free sample or buy Anatomie de la bataille by John Keegan. You can read this book with Apple Books on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch. Master military historian John Keegan’s groundbreaking analysis of combat de “l’histoire-bataille”: Face of the Battle (en français, Anatomie de la bataille) de . Anatomie de la bataille: Azincourt , Waterloo , la Somme by John Keegan; Jean Colonna; Antoine Bourguilleau. Print book: Biography. French.

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ISBN ” This book draws from an extraordinary range of sources – Greek poetry, drama, and vase painting, as well aanatomie historical records – to fashion a dramatic narrative of what actually took place on the battlefield. We try to post the same day as the order. The definitive account of the greatest conflict in world history. Devised a ferocious, brief, and destructive head-on clash between armed men of all ages.

While his foe Hitler hoarded information, Churchill shared all intelligence with his generals. East Rutherford, NJ, U. Illustrated endpapers, showing ironclads in battle. Knopf, New York,first edition. The Edmonton Book Store Professional seller. Annotations en page de garde. Brilliant as both a politician and a writer, Winston Churchill was at heart a warrior. Cassell, London,first edition. Postage rates may be lower than ABE estimate, please use Bafaille Bookseller a Question to confirm availability and postage cost, use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability and get accurate postage quote for this item the amount quoted is for an ‘average’ hard-cover book of up to 1kg in weight.


Without any ownership markings. Hanson also discusses the physical condition and age of the men, weaponry, wounds, and morale. Add to shopping cart More information. Scholar’s name to half-title Robert Brown. It is the first study to explore the actual mechanics of classical Greek battle from the vantage point of the infantryman–the brutal spear-thrusting, the difficulty of fighting in heavy bronze armor which made it hard to see, hear and move, and the fear.

Pegasus Books Professional seller. Military – Ancient bstaille Renaissance. His analysis also covers the social and political aspects of the soldier’s experience, and he makes clear how profoundly the simple, brief, and brutal misery of infantry battle defined a man’s entire relationship with his family, h is co mmu n ity, his country.

Fine condition book, in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Signature on end paper. It is the first study to explore the actual mechanics of classical Greek battle from the vantage point of the infantryman – the brutal spear-thrusting and shield-pushing in the phalanx, the difficulty of fighting i n bronze armor, the mass panic and hysteria.

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With wonderfully descriptive illustrations of battle scenes and explanatory maps, this study brings a much needed reality l military scholarship. This compelling account of what happened on the killing fields of the ancient Greeks ultimately shows that their style of armament and battle was contrived to minimize time and life lost by making the battle experience as decisive and appalling as possible.


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Near Fine in Near Bataiole dust jacket. The Greeks of the classical age invented not only the central idea of Western politics–that the power of state should be guided by a majority of its citizens–but also the central act of Western warfare, the decisive infantry battle. Linking this new style of fighting to the rise of constitutional government, Hanson raises new issues and questions old assumptions about the history of war.

Who, then, were these men who made…. War formed the backdrop of centuries of Greek civilization. Email for further information. New York, Grove Press, The Times, traduit de l’anglais par Roland Ginguay. Quelques planches de photos en noir et blanc, hors-texte.