Travels of a Military Historian in North America
By (author) John Keegan
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Warpaths by John Keegan
Book DescriptionMilitary history and geography explain each other in North America as nowhere else in the world. Award-winning historian John Keegan explores their relationship and examines the battles fought over three centuries between Frenchman and Indian, Royalist and colonist, Union and Confederacy, offering compelling profiles of both the land and military leaders, alongside historical events. Combining rigorous research and insightful analysis with personal experiences and reflections, all in lean and lively prose, Warpaths is a rich and engaging work of military literature.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844137503
(199mm x 131mm x 24mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John Keegan
Face of Battle, Paperback (April 2014)
Presents an account of the direct experience of individuals at 'the point of maximum danger'. This title examines the physical conditions of fighting, the particular emotions and behaviour generated by battle, as well as the motives that impel soldiers to stand and fight rather than run away.
Nation in Arms, Paperback (March 2014)
* A classic account of the British army during the First World War. * Wide-ranging analysis of every aspect of army life and organization. * A vivid portrait of the army at war. * Written by leading experts in the field.
First World War, Paperback (January 2014)
The First World War created the modern world. It destroyed a century of relative peace and prosperity and saw a continent at the height of its success descend into slaughter. This book offers an account that portrays the unfolding military conflict on land, sea and in the air.
American Civil War, Paperback (August 2010)» View all books by John Keegan
The American Civil War was one of the longest and bloodiest of modern wars. It is also one of the most mysterious. This book unpicks the geography, leadership and strategic logic of the war and takes us to the heart of the conflict.
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Author Biography - John Keegan
John Keegan was the Defence Editor of the Daily Telegraph and Britain's foremost military historian. The Reith Lecturer in 1998, he wrote many bestselling books including The Mask of Command, Six Armies in Normandy, Battle at Sea, The Second World War, A History of Warfare (awarded the Duff Cooper Prize), The Face of Battle, The Battle for History, The First World War, and Intelligence in War. For many years John Keegan was the Senior Lecturer in Military History at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, and he was a Fellow of Princeton University and Delmas Distinguished Professor of History at Vassar. He was also Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He received the OBE in the Gulf War honours list, and was knighted in the Millennium honours list in 1999. John Keegan died in August 2012.
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