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Campaigns of the Norman Conquest

Campaigns of the Norman Conquest

1st Edition

By Matthew Bennett
March 21, 2003

This resource provides a full introduction to the Norman Conquest, which resulted in dramatic changes to England's aristocracy, church, and administration; brought new language and cultural influences to England; and revolutionized military architecture with the introduction of the castle. With ...

Crimean War

Crimean War

1st Edition

By John Sweetman
February 01, 2001

First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Caesar's Civil War 49-44 BC

Caesar's Civil War 49-44 BC

1st Edition

By Adrian Goldsworthy
December 04, 2013

Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great were two of the greatest generals Rome ever produced. Together they had brought vast stretches of territory under Roman dominion. But in 49 BC they turned against one another and plunged Rome into civil war, with legion pitched against legion in a vicious battle ...

The Napoleonic Wars The Empires Fight Back 1808-1812

The Napoleonic Wars: The Empires Fight Back 1808-1812

1st Edition

By Todd Fisher
February 01, 2002

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The French Revolutionary Wars

The French Revolutionary Wars

1st Edition

By Gregory Fremont-Barnes
November 01, 2001

Europe's great powers formed two powerful coalitions against France, yet force of numbers, superior leadership and the patriotic fervor of France's citizen-soldiers not only defeated each in turn, but closed the era of small, professional armies fighting for limited political objectives. This ...

The Seven Years' War

The Seven Years' War

1st Edition

By Daniel Marston
August 01, 2001

The closest thing to total war before the First World War, the Seven Years' War was fought in North America, Europe, the Caribbean and India with major consequences for all parties involved. This fascinating book is the first to truly review the grand strategies of the combatants and examine the ...

Byzantium at War AD 600-1453

Byzantium at War AD 600-1453

1st Edition

By John Haldon
October 27, 2003

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Greek and Persian Wars 499-386 BC

The Greek and Persian Wars 499-386 BC

1st Edition

By Philip de Souza
October 27, 2003

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Essential Histories The Second World War Volume 2 Europe 1939–1943 Europe 1939-1943

Essential Histories The Second World War Volume 2 Europe 1939–1943: Europe 1939-1943

1st Edition

By Robin Havers
June 01, 2004

While many of the participants were the same as the First World War, this conflict was far more than a re-match of 1914-1918. The Second World War was even more destructive than the first and the added ideological element meant that this war was far more cruel. This book details the first four ...

The Second World War, Vol. 3 The War at Sea

The Second World War, Vol. 3: The War at Sea

1st Edition

By Philip D. Grove, Mark J. Grove, Alastair Finlan
July 24, 2003

This volume provides a comprehensive guide to three major theaters of combat: the Atlantic, the Mediterranean, and the Indian Ocean. The war at sea was a critical contest, as sea-lanes provided the logistical arteries for British and subsequent Allied armies fighting on the three continents of ...

Caesar's Gallic Wars 58-50 BC

Caesar's Gallic Wars 58-50 BC

1st Edition

By K. M. Gilliver
October 01, 2003

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Genghis Khan and the Mongol Conquests 1190-1400

Genghis Khan and the Mongol Conquests 1190-1400

1st Edition

By Stephen Turnbull
November 21, 2003

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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