Great military leaders and their campaigns
Truly worldwide in scope, the book ranges from China to India to Africa, and from Europe to the Americas, focusing in detail on more than one hundred major military leaders, their associates, and their opponents. All the great commanders are here: Alexander the Great, Hannibal, Julius Caesar, Saladin, Chingiz Khan, Napolean, Wellington, Nelson, Ulysses S. Grant, Erich von Manstein, and Georgy Zhukov. So too are less familiar figures, such as Jan Zizka and János Hunyadi, bold Czech and Hungarian leaders of the Middle Ages; Toyotomi Hideyoshi, the "Napolean of Japan"; and Nader Shah, the Persian conqueror of the eighteenth century.
The large format allows for a full display of the illustrations, from portraits and battlefield scenes to weapons and uniforms, plus spectacular battle reconstructions. There are specially comissioned campaign maps for each major leader, plus a reference section that includes concise biographies of 250 commanders.
Jeremy Black is professor of History at the University of Exeter and the author or editor of many books, including The Cambridge Illustrated Atlas of Warfare and The Seventy Great Battles in History.
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|Grouping Author||jeremy black|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-02-08 01:09:11AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-02-16 07:10:24AM|
|auth_author2||Black, Jeremy, 1955-|
|detailed_location_pineriver||Pine River Adult Non-Fiction|
|display_description||This authoritative and magnificently illustrated book examines the entire history of war through the eyes of the leading protagonists, from Cyrus the Great in the 6th century BC to Vo Nguyen Giap in the 20th century. The large format allows for a full display of illustrations and spectacular battle reconstructions.|
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|local_callnumber_pineriver||HISTORY / Military|
|owning_library_pineriver||Piner River Library|
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|record_details||ils:.b4622290x|Book|Books||English|Thames & Hudson,||304 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps, portraits (some color) ; 33 cm.|
|subject_facet||Biographies, Command of troops, History, Illustrated works, Military Personnel, Military history, Military history -- Biography, Military history -- Pictorial works, Strategy|
|title_display||Great military leaders and their campaigns|
|title_full||Great military leaders and their campaigns / edited by Jeremy Black|
|title_short||Great military leaders and their campaigns|
|topic_facet||Command of troops, History, Military Personnel, Military history, Strategy|