Publication year: 2007
A major rebellion against Carthage of mercenary troops and oppressed North African subjects almost ended her existence, a story vividly recorded by the historian Polybius. Truceless War reconstructs what happened and why, and the rôle of Carthage’s rescuer Hamilcar Barca.
John D. Hosler
Intended as a military biography, this book studies the scope of Henry Plantagenet's warfare during his tenure as count of Anjou, duke of Normandy, and king of England. Relying heavily upon medieval documents, it analyzes his generalship and reexamines his place amongst the important military ...
The jeune école represents a school of maritime strategy dealing with the dilemmas of the weaker power. This book presents a new interpretation of the jeune école based on hitherto unexploited unpublished primary sources.
Roy L. McCullough
This is a study of the domestic application of armed coercion during the reign of Louis XIV. Relying heavily on archival sources, this study demonstrates that the coercive inclination of Louis XIV and the coercive potential of the Sun King's army have been overstated.
Edited by Rotem Kowner University of Haifa
Many questions and issues related to the Russo-Japanese War remain unsolved, or call for a reexamination. This volume, the first of two, provides a comprehensive reexamination of the origins of the conflict, the various dimensions of the nineteen-month conflagration, the legacy of the war, and ...
Edited by John W. M. Chapman University of Glasgow and Inaba Chiharu Meijo University, Nagoya
This volume brings together a set of original essays by Japanese, Korean and Chinese scholars, together with analyses by Russian, US and European specialists, thereby reflecting the multinational mix of contemporary influences forming the international vortex of the war.
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