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Ancient Warfare By Edited by John Carman

Ancient Warfare
by Edited by John Carman

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Ancient Warfare by Edited by John Carman

This ambitious and innovative book sets out to establish a new understanding of human aggression and conflict in the distant past. Examining the evidence of warfare in prehistoric times and in the early historical period, John Carman and Anthony Harding throw fresh light on the motives and methods of the combatants. This study marks a significant new step in this fascinating and neglected subject, and sets the agenda for many years to come. By integrating archaeological and documentary research, the contributors seek to explain why some sides gained and others lost in battle and examine the impact of warfare on the social and political developments of early chiefdoms and states. Their conclusions suggest a new interpretation of the evolution of warfare from the Stone Age and the Bronze Age, through the military practice of the Ancient Greeks and the Romans, to the conflicts of the Anglo-Saxons and of medieval Europe.

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Ancient Warfare by Edited by John Carman
Edited by John Carman
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The History Press Ltd
1980-01-01
279
0750935200
9780750935203
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