A Global Chronology of Conflict
From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle EastBook - 2010
This monumental six-volume resource offers engaging entries of major diplomatic, military, and political events driving world conflicts from ancient times to the present.
* Hundreds of concise, chronologically organized entries on major wars, battles, political events, weapons technologies, and diplomatic initiatives
* Essays at roughly 50-year intervals analyzing each era's defining developments in the evolution of warfare, including changes in tactics, weapons, and other technologies
* Sidebars highlighting hundreds of key individuals in the history of military conflict as well as important developments in weapon systems
* A comprehensive glossary of military terms to help readers understand the language of warfare and weapons
* A rich illustration program of images, drawings, and maps