The War Chronicles: From Flintlocks to Machine Guns: A Global Reference of All the Major Modern Conflicts

The War Chronicles: From Flintlocks to Machine Guns: A Global Reference of All the Major Modern Conflicts

by Joseph Cummins

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Overview

Important and timely histories bring to life conflicts that educated readers have heard of but want to know more about because of their significance in world history. Joseph Cummins describes each conflict with a gripping vitality that brings the time, people, and crises to life in a narrative history style. This book offers a look at multiple conflicts in an accessible format—a sophisticated narrative history that history buffs and general readers will enjoy. Readers will have heard of most of the conflicts but will gain a greater depth of understanding through the many details, stories, and characters that illuminate the bigger consequences of these clashes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416136279
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Publication date: 07/01/2009
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 7.96(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.56(d)

About the Author

Joseph Cummins (Maplewood, NJ) is the author of The War Chronicles, History’s Great Untold Stories: Larger Than Life Characters and Dramatic Events That Changed the World. His other books include Turn Around and Run Like Hell: Unconventional Military Strategies That Worked, History’s Greatest Hits, and Anything for a Vote: Dirty Tricks and October Surprises in America’s Presidential Campaigns.

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