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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Hanson ekegan discusses the physical condition and age of the men, weaponry, wounds, and morale. With wonderfully descriptive illustrations of battle scenes and explanatory maps, this study brings a much needed reality to military scholarship.

Over maps, diagrams and illustrations create a complete and dynamic picture of the world at war.

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Throughout, the author places the reader in the thick of the battle – transforming the distant figures of survey and atlas to real people who killed a nd d ie d. Standaardwerk over de aanloop naar en het verloop van de Eerste Wereldoorlog.

The Times, traduit de l’anglais par Roland Ginguay. Annotations en page de garde. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. University of California Press, Who, then, were these men who made…. The list of notable Greeks at war contains name after famous name – philosophers, playwrights, poets, historians – all of whom, at one time or other, had killed in hand-to-hand fighting. Anatomle on end paper. The definitive account of the greatest conflict in world history.


The Western Way of War draws from an extraordinary range of sources–Greek poetry, drama, and vase painting, as well as historical records–to describe what actually took place on the battlefield. New York, Grove Press, Sopho cles, Socr ate s, D emost hen es – each fought in battle armed only with spear and shield. Folio up to 15” tall. Contains printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. This compelling account of what happened on the killing fields of the keevan 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.

The Edmonton Book Store Professional seller. First edition hard back binding in publisher’s original black paper covers, silver title and author lettering to the spine. Oxford University Press, The Barbara Frum Lectureship.

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Naatomie wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of kegan paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Maintaining control of overseas empires began to put an enormous strain on the home economies of all imperial powers-and when the Great War loomed, they looked increasingly fragile.

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. Technical and Jihn Context; The Technical: From the great African land rush and the Russian advance over Central Asia to British expansion and American imperialism, this gripping story, told by one of the world’s great experts on the subject, captures civilizations clashing and fighting between peoples of radically different mentalities, political organizations, and contrasting technological capabilities.


Anatomie de la bataille

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Brilliant as both a politician and a writer, Winston Churchill was at heart a warrior. Email for further information.

While his foe Hitler hoarded information, Churchill shared all intelligence with his generals. Illustrated endpapers, showing ironclads in battle. 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.

A man’s contribution on the battlefield was tremendously important: