My Library

University LibraryCatalogue

     
Limit search to items available for borrowing or consultation
 
Look for full text

Search Discovery

Search Trove

Add record to RefWorks

Cover Art
PRINTED BOOKS
Author Davis, Paul K., 1952-

Title Encyclopedia of invasions and conquests from ancient times to the present / Paul K. Davis.

Published Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, [1996]
©1996

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  355.003 DAVI    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 443 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm
Notes Maps on end papers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-426) and index.
Summary Throughout time, invasions and conquests have played a remarkable role in shaping our world and defining our boundaries, both physically and culturally. The Encyclopedia of Invasions and Conquests, a comprehensive guide to approximately 140 invasions, conquests, battles, and occupations from ancient times to the present, takes readers on a journey that includes the Roman conquest of Britain, the Portuguese colonization of Brazil, and the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. The 192 entries - on invasions, conquests, occupations, and political and military leaders - are arranged alphabetically within historical periods. Each chapter provides a map to help readers locate key areas and geographical features, and bibliographic references appear at the end of each entry. Other features include cross-references, a cumulative bibliography, and a comprehensive subject index.
Students of history, military history, and political science as well as general readers will find this work full of all the information necessary for a complete understanding of the role of invasions and conquests in ancient and modern societies.
Subject Military history -- Encyclopedias.
ISBN 0874367824