The History of Modern Warfare: A Year-by-year Illustrated Account from the Crimean War to the Present Day

The History of Modern Warfare: A Year-by-year Illustrated Account from the Crimean War to the Present Day

by PaulBrewer (Author)

Synopsis

Combining journalistic insight with historical hindsight, "The History of Modern Warfare" is an authoritative record of world military history from 1854 - the year in which photography was introduced into the battlefield - to the current day. Presented in a dramatic newspaper style and covering all major battles, from the Crimean War to the War on Terror, the book is packed with information on important developments as well as details about the personalities who influenced the outcomes of wars across the world. With its novel approach, "The History of Modern Warfare" will appeal to both the military enthusiast and the general reader looking for a comprehensive yet dramatic depiction of the campaigns and conflicts that have changed the face of the world since the beginning of the photographic era. Drawing on unique resources of original photographs, it allows the reader to experience warfare as it was lived.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 400
Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd
Published: 01 Nov 2009

ISBN 10: 1847324703
ISBN 13: 9781847324702

Author Bio
Paul Brewer worked on War and Peace (Orbis 1983-85), a survey of military events and technology since 1945, and was managing editor of The Encyclopedia of World Terrorism (M.E. Sharpe 1997), the first serious and comprehensive encyclopedia on the subject of terrorism. He is the author of War in Focus (Carlton Books, 2005) and blogs on military and naval history at warreadingroom.blogspot.com.