A Military History of the Western World
From the Earliest Times to the Battle of Lepanto v. 1
By (author) J. F. C. Fuller
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Military History of the Western World by J. F. C. Fuller
Book DescriptionMajor General J. F. C. Fuller, a pioneer of mechanized warfare in Great Britain, was one of this century's most renowned military strategists and historians. In this magisterial work he spans military history from the Greeks to the end of World War II, describing tactics, battle lines, the day-to-day struggles while always relating affairs on the field to the larger questions of social, political, and economic change in Western civilization. A masterpiece of scholarship and biting prose, these volumes are available for the first time in a handsome trade paperback edition.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780306803048
(204mm x 127mm x 33mm)
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1987
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author J. F. C. Fuller
Conduct of War 1789-1961, Hardback (September 2015)
Originally published: London: Methuen, 1972.
Generalship of Alexander the Great, Paperback (January 2004)
"Of all General Fuller's brilliant books, this is his masterpiece." --B. H. Liddell Hart
Armament and History, Paperback (August 1998)
Divided into armament epochs, this study looks at the influence of weaponry on history. Examining influential innovations in armament, and the leaders who employed them, the author attempts to show how advances in warfare have the potential to destroy civilization.
Second World War, 1939-45, Paperback (March 1993)» View all books by J. F. C. Fuller
"Fuller's biographer, Bryan Holden Reid, has described The Second World War as "an analysis of the breakdown, as Fuller saw it, of the vital relationship between grand strategy and grand tactics--the e"
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Author Biography - J. F. C. Fuller
Major General J.F.C. Fuller (1878-1966) was one of the most important and original military thinkers of this century. He served as lieutenant in the Boer War, organized the first British tank corps in World War I, and developed the strategy and tactics of tank warfare which were later put to such effective use by the Nazis for their World War II blitzkriegs. His many books include A Military History of the Western World (3 volumes), The Generalship of Ulysses S. Grant, Julius Caesar: Man, Soldier, and Tyrant, and The Generalship of Alexander the Great, all of which are available from Da Capo Press/Perseus Book Group.
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