The War Chronicles
New Perspectives on the Two Thousand Years of Bloodshed That Shaped the Modern World
By (author) Joseph Cummins
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War Chronicles by Joseph Cummins
Book DescriptionImportant and timely histories bring to life conflicts that educated readers have heard of but want to know more about. Each of the chapters covers a major war that had a profound effect on the way our civilisation was shaped. Veteran history author Joseph Cummins describes each conflict with gripping freshness and vitality that brings the time, people, and crises to life in a narrative history style.This book offers a rare look at multiple conflicts in an accessible, easy to digest format--not a look at war "for dummies," but a sophisticated narrative history that both history buffs and general readers will enjoy while they learn. Readers will have heard of most or all of the conflicts but will gain a greater depth of understanding through the many details, stories, and characters that illuminate the bigger meaning and consequences of these clashes.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781592332960
(194mm x 241mm x 36mm)
Imprint: Fair Winds Press
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Joseph Cummins
Anything for a Vote, Hardback (November 2015)
Anything for a Vote chronicles more than 200 years of cheap shots and bad behaviour in presidential elections--from the 1796 contest between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson to the 2012 campaigns of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
Almost Complete History of the World, Paperback (October 2012)
Presents a collection of historical events. This title includes the Peloponnesian War, the fall of the Roman Empire, the Crusades, the travels of Marco Polo, the arrival of Columbus in the New World, the storming of the Bastille, the Gettysburg Address, D-Day, the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the 9/11 terrorist attacks and more.
Ten Tea Parties, Hardback (January 2012)
Young Americans know the story of 1773's Boston Tea Party. But do you know the story of the Philadelphia Tea Party (December 1773)? How about the New York Tea Party (April 1774)? And the Charleston SC Tea Party (November 1774)? Revolutionary America was full of tea parties. This book chronicles these American protests.
History's Greatest Wars, Paperback (April 2011)» View all books by Joseph Cummins
This is a collection that will enhance your understanding of the modern world and your place in it.
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Author Biography - Joseph Cummins
Joseph Cummins (Maplewood, NJ) is the author of History's Great Untold Stories: Larger Than Life Characters and Dramatic Events That Changed the World.
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