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Encyclopedia of Classic Warfare
by Jack Watkins
Invaluable information on all the key wars and battles fought throughout history, up to the Battle of Waterloo Civilisations have been fighting each other for thousands of years. Some mighty civilisations have left few traces except for descriptions of their greatest martial endeavours, and some ancient conflicts still remain unresolved to this day. The Encyclopedia of ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published September 15th 2011 by Amber Books
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Book is interesting, but each reviewed battle is basically a snapshot of what happened. Does not go into as much detail as I would have liked. For example, the book often claims that a general was a "genius" in a particular battle, yet it just appears as though the two sides lined up opposite each other and started battling away. No clue is given as to why the general was responsible for the win. Also, graphics are often hard to read and understand. Still, I would recommend this book just to see ...more