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Title Encyclopedia of historical warrior peoples & modern fighting groups / [edited by] Paul K. Davis, Boerne, Texas, and Allen Lee Hamilton, St. Philip's College.

Publication Info. Amenia, N.Y. : Grey House Publishing, [2016]
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2017.

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Edition Third edition.
Description 1 online resource (179 entries) : 85 images ; digital files.
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Note Originally published as: Encyclopedia of warrior peoples and fighting groups. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1998.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents List of maps -- Preface -- List of contributors -- Section one: Entries, A-Z -- Section two: Readings: Introduction; Letters home from Roman soldiers, 2 CE; On military science from Libro XVI of Noctes Atticae by Aulus Gellius, 2nd Century CE; Epitoma Rei Militari by Flavius Vegetius Renatus, 390 CE; Samurai creed, 5th Century CE; Thucydides on the History of the Peloponnesian War, 5th Century CE; Truce of God by Bishopric of Terouanne, 1063; Plan of discipline from the Journals of Major Robert Rogers, 1759; Give me liberty or give me death by Patrick Henry, March 23, 1775; Military instructions by Frederick the Great, 1797; On the deaths of Travis and Crockett at the Alamo by Col. Jose Enrique de la Pena, March 6, 1836; Letter from the Alamo by William Barret Travis, 1836; Excerpts from The fifteen decisive battles of the world: Marathon to Waterloo by Sir Edward Creasy, 1851; Robert E. Lee's Farewell address to the Army of Northern Virginia, 1865; Rough Riders storm San Juan Hill by eyewitness, 1898; Hague convention respecting the laws and customs of war on land, 1907; Ulster's Solemn League and covenant, 1912; The proclamation of the Irish Republic, 1916; Glenwhorple Highlander marching tune, 1942-1945; Duty, honor, country by General Douglas MacArthur, May 12, 1962; Ranger creed, 1971; U.N. Resolution to prevent international terrorism, 1985; The warrior's code by Shannon E. French, Ph.D., 2003; The Soldier's creed, 2003; The De re militari of Vegetius: a classical text in the Middle Ages by Christopher Allmand, 2004 -- Section three: Maps -- Section four: Timeline of entries -- Bibliography.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary From ferocious tribes to charismatic leaders and daring militias, this new edition ofThe Encyclopedia of Warrior Peoples & Fighting Groups explores the origins and leadership of these powerful combat forces, chronicles their conquests and accomplishments, examines the circumstances surrounding their decline or disbanding, and assesses their influence on the groups and methods of warfare that followed.
Form Also available in print version.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Military history -- Encyclopedias.
Military history, Ancient -- Encyclopedias.
Military history, Modern -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Davis, Paul K., 1952- editor.
Hamilton, Allen Lee, editor.
Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Added Title Historical warrior peoples & modern fighting groups.
Encyclopedia of warrior peoples and fighting groups.
Historical warrior peoples and modern fighting groups.
Other Form: Print version: 1682170985 9781682170984 xii, 669 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits
ISBN 9781786842343 electronic version
1682170985 print
9781682170984 print

 
    
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