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The Resource Moment of battle : the twenty clashes that changed the world, James Lacey and Williamson Murray

Moment of battle : the twenty clashes that changed the world, James Lacey and Williamson Murray

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Moment of battle : the twenty clashes that changed the world
Title
Moment of battle
Title remainder
the twenty clashes that changed the world
Statement of responsibility
James Lacey and Williamson Murray
Title variation
20 clashes that changed the world
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Language
eng
Summary
Two modern masters of military history make the case for the twenty most pivotal battles of all time, in a riveting trip through the ages to those moments when the fate of the world hung in the balance. Includes Marathon, Gaugamela, Zama, Teutoburger Wald, Adrianople, Yarmuk, Hastings, The Spanish Armada, Breitenfeld, Annus mirabilis, Saratoga, Trafalgar, Vicksburg, The Marne, The Battle of Britain, Midway, Kursk, Normandy, Dien Bien Phu, and Operations peach
Summary
James Lacey and Williamson Murray spotlight only those engagements that changed the course of civilization. In gripping narrative accounts they bring these conflicts and eras to vivid life, detailing the cultural imperatives that led inexorably to the battlefield. From the great clashes of antiquity to the high-tech wars of the twenty-first century, here are the stories of the twenty most consequential battles ever fought, including Marathon, Adrianople, Trafalgar, and Midway
Writing style
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10181994
Cataloging source
DLC
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1958-
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Lacey, Jim
Dewey number
355.0209
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D25.5
LC item number
.L27 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Murray, Williamson
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True
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  • Battles
  • Military history
  • Military art and science
Target audience
adult
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the twenty clashes that changed the world
Label
Moment of battle : the twenty clashes that changed the world, James Lacey and Williamson Murray
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-456) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Marathon: Athens saves Western civilization (490 BC) -- Gaugamela : Alexander creates a new world (311 BC) -- Zama: an empire in the balance (202 BC) -- Teutoburger Wald: the division of Europe (9 AD) -- Adrianople: the end of Roman supremacy (378 AD) -- Yarmuk (636 AD) -- Hastings (1066 AD) -- The Spanish Armada (1588 AD) -- Breitenfeld (1631 AD) -- Annus mirabilis (1759 AD) -- Saratoga (1777 AD) -- Trafalgar (1805 AD) -- Vicksburg (1863 AD) -- The Marne (1914 AD) -- The Battle of Britain (1940 AD) -- Midway (1942 AD) -- Kursk (1943 AD) -- Normandy (1944 ad) -- Dien Bien Phu (1954 AD) -- Operations peach (2003 AD)
Control code
20065907
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
478 pages
Isbn
9780345526977
Lccn
2012034481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn808215944
  • (OCoLC)808215944
Label
Moment of battle : the twenty clashes that changed the world, James Lacey and Williamson Murray
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-456) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Marathon: Athens saves Western civilization (490 BC) -- Gaugamela : Alexander creates a new world (311 BC) -- Zama: an empire in the balance (202 BC) -- Teutoburger Wald: the division of Europe (9 AD) -- Adrianople: the end of Roman supremacy (378 AD) -- Yarmuk (636 AD) -- Hastings (1066 AD) -- The Spanish Armada (1588 AD) -- Breitenfeld (1631 AD) -- Annus mirabilis (1759 AD) -- Saratoga (1777 AD) -- Trafalgar (1805 AD) -- Vicksburg (1863 AD) -- The Marne (1914 AD) -- The Battle of Britain (1940 AD) -- Midway (1942 AD) -- Kursk (1943 AD) -- Normandy (1944 ad) -- Dien Bien Phu (1954 AD) -- Operations peach (2003 AD)
Control code
20065907
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
478 pages
Isbn
9780345526977
Lccn
2012034481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn808215944
  • (OCoLC)808215944

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