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The Resource Carnage and culture : landmark battles in the rise of Western power, Victor Davis Hanson

Carnage and culture : landmark battles in the rise of Western power, Victor Davis Hanson

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Carnage and culture : landmark battles in the rise of Western power
Title
Carnage and culture
Title remainder
landmark battles in the rise of Western power
Statement of responsibility
Victor Davis Hanson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines nine historic battles, from Salamis in 480 B.C. to the Tet Offensive in 1968, showing the relationship between Western attitudes toward war and the evolution of Western national borders
Summary
Through depictions of historic battles, the author exposes the connection between the West's superiority on the battlefield and its rise to world dominance, including controversial arguments ignited by the recent words of various historians
Tone
Writing style
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164565
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Publisher's Weekly
  • Kirkus Starred
  • Booklist
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hanson, Victor Davis
Dewey number
904/.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
D25.5
LC item number
.H25 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Battles
  • Military history
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
landmark battles in the rise of Western power
Label
Carnage and culture : landmark battles in the rise of Western power, Victor Davis Hanson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [461]-478) 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
Salamis, Sept. 28, 480 B.C. -- Guagamela, Oct. 1, 331 B.C. -- Cannae, Aug. 2, 216 B.C. -- Poitiers, Oct. 11, 732 -- Tenochtitlán, June 24, 1520-Aug. 13, 1521 -- Lepanto, Oct. 7, 1571 -- Rorke's Drift, Jan. 22-23, 1879 -- Midway, June 4-8, 1942 -- Tet, Jan. 31-Apr. 6, 1968 -- Western warfare : past and future
Control code
7005218
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 492 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385500524
Lccn
00065582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Carnage and culture : landmark battles in the rise of Western power, Victor Davis Hanson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [461]-478) 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
Salamis, Sept. 28, 480 B.C. -- Guagamela, Oct. 1, 331 B.C. -- Cannae, Aug. 2, 216 B.C. -- Poitiers, Oct. 11, 732 -- Tenochtitlán, June 24, 1520-Aug. 13, 1521 -- Lepanto, Oct. 7, 1571 -- Rorke's Drift, Jan. 22-23, 1879 -- Midway, June 4-8, 1942 -- Tet, Jan. 31-Apr. 6, 1968 -- Western warfare : past and future
Control code
7005218
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 492 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385500524
Lccn
00065582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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