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A Global Chronology of Conflict: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East: Volume 1, 3000 BCE–1499 CE

by Spencer Tucker

From the heroic stand of the 300 Spartans at Thermopylae and the brutally efficient conquests of Genghis Khan's Mongol hordes, to the rain of arrows at Agincourt and the blood-stained hills around Gettysburg, this compelling work chronicles the history of conflict in all its guts and glory.

A Global Chronology of Conflict: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East: Volume 2, 1500-1774

by Spencer Tucker

Now from ABC-CLIO, long regarded as a premier publisher of military history, comes a monumental resource that encapsulates the entire scope of conflict among human societies. Spanning nearly five millennia, from the earliest documented fighting to the present, A Global Chronology of Conflict: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East, provides a comprehensive survey of major military events. With coverage that reaches beyond the battles, this work examines the political and diplomatic forces driving world conflicts, revolutions, forced changes of governments, international treaties, and acts of aggression and terrorism.

A Global Chronology of Conflict: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East: Volume 3, 1775-1860

by Spencer Tucker

Now from ABC-CLIO, long regarded as a premier publisher of military history, comes a monumental resource that encapsulates the entire scope of conflict among human societies. Spanning nearly five millennia, from the earliest documented fighting to the present, A Global Chronology of Conflict: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East , provides a comprehensive survey of major military events. With coverage that reaches beyond the battles, this work examines the political and diplomatic forces driving world conflicts, revolutions, forced changes of governments, international treaties, and acts of aggression and terrorism.Written by acclaimed military historian Spencer C. Tucker, these six chronologically organized volumes offer an accessible, richly detailed timeline of military conflict across human history. The concise entries cover all important events on the battlefield and in the corridors of power, with special features highlighting hundreds of key leaders and weapon systems. From specific data on casualties to coverage of evolving weapons technology to insightful analyses of the social impact of war, A Global Chronology of Conflict is an essential resource for students, researchers, history buffs, and general readers alike.

A Global Chronology of Conflict: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East: Volume 4, 1861-1918

by Spencer Tucker

Now from ABC-CLIO, long regarded as a premier publisher of military history, comes a monumental resource that encapsulates the entire scope of conflict among human societies. Spanning nearly five millennia, from the earliest documented fighting to the present, A Global Chronology of Conflict: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East, provides a comprehensive survey of major military events. With coverage that reaches beyond the battles, this work examines the political and diplomatic forces driving world conflicts, revolutions, forced changes of governments, international treaties, and acts of aggression and terrorism.

A Global Chronology of Conflict: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East: Volume 5, 1919-1949

by Spencer Tucker

This six-volume reference (1. 5 million words) constitutes a seemingly monumental enterprise for one person, that one person being a meticulous expert who didn't confine himself to a simple chronology but instead expanded the project to encompass plenty of contextual and supplementary material. Tucker is a former army captain and intelligence analyst who served in the Pentagon during the Vietnam War and subsequently taught military history for decades at Texas Christian University and at Virginia Military Institute before retiring in 2003. Undaunted by the task at hand, he presents a year-by-year, event-by-event chronology, having made a set of criteria and guidelines for selection and presentation (these are explained in his preface). The volumes include, also, a total of 376 biographical profiles and 301 key innovations and technologies--weapons that changed history, as well as some 250 detailed descriptions of key battles throughout history, and a couple hundred maps. Each volume includes the comprehensive index.

A Global Chronology of Conflict: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East: Volume 6, 1950-2008

by Spencer Tucker

Now from ABC-CLIO, long regarded as a premier publisher of military history, comes a monumental resource that encapsulates the entire scope of conflict among human societies. Spanning nearly five millennia, from the earliest documented fighting to the present, A Global Chronology of Conflict: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East provides a comprehensive survey of major military events. With coverage that reaches beyond the battles, this work examines the political and diplomatic forces driving world conflicts, revolutions, forced changes of governments, international treaties, and acts of aggression and terrorism. Written by acclaimed military historian Spencer C. Tucker, these six chronologically organized volumes offer an accessible, richly detailed timeline of military conflict across human history. The concise entries cover all important events on the battlefield and in the corridors of power, with special features highlighting hundreds of key leaders and weapon systems. From specific data on casualties to coverage of evolving weapons technology to insightful analyses of the social impact of war, A Global Chronology of Conflict is an essential resource for students, researchers, history buffs, and general readers alike.

U.S. Leadership in Wartime: Clashes, Controversy, and Compromise: Volume 1

by Spencer Tucker

Now from one of the world's leading publishers of military history comes a breakthrough book on one of the most important and complex aspects of U.S. national defense. U.S. Leadership in Wartime: Clashes, Controversy, and Compromise offers a comprehensive analysis of the characteristics that constitute effective leadership in war and discusses the often contentious relationships between U.S. civilian and military leadership throughout American history.

U.s. Leadership in Wartime: Clashes, Controversy, and Compromise: Volume 2

by Spencer Tucker

President Harry S. Truman's 1951 firing of Douglas MacArthur ended the nation's most famous showdown between a commander in chief and a high-profile officer--but it was far from the only time a chief executive and a general clashed.

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