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The Changing Face Of Battle By Bryan Perrett

The Changing Face Of Battle
by Bryan Perrett

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In 2000 years, while the causes of battle have hardly changed, the conduct of battle has changed and developed. This is a review of the continuous process of change, from AD 9 through to the Gulf War. By analyzing some 30 battle confrontations, it shows how advanced we are in the art of warfare.
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The Changing Face Of Battle by Bryan Perrett

Mankind has always been in conflict. Without war, there would be no peace, no stability, and no safety. Men go to war to defend, or acquire, territory that they see as rightly theirs; to defend, or impose, beliefs that they hold as fundamental truths. In 2000 years, while the causes of battle have hardly changed, the conduct of battle has changed and developed apace. Technology advances and weaponry becomes ever more powerful, and military thinking shifts again and again. This is a review of the continuous process of change, from AD 9 through to the Gulf War. By analysis of some 30 significant battle confrontations, Bryan Perrett shows just how advanced we now are in the art of warfare.

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About Bryan Perrett


Bryan Perrett left the army as a successful career officer to take up the pen as a full-time writer. Able to write to any brief (he was captioning picture-strips for schoolgirl comics at one point), he found his metier as a military historian and writer of good, fast, episodic, narrative popular histories.His many books, all founded on meticulous research from primary sources, find a wide popular readership. He is the bestselling author in the bestselling C

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GOR004695233
The Changing Face Of Battle by Bryan Perrett
Bryan Perrett
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Orion Publishing Co
2000-06-01
320
0304353078
9780304353071
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