KEEGAN, JOHN (EDITOR).
Title The Book Of War.
Book Condition Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand New Copy.
Edition First Edition.
Publisher Viking, New York: 1999.
0670888044 / 9780670888047
Seller ID 39932X1
An anthology ranging in readings about war from Thucydides up to the end of the twentieth century. Here are Caesar's Commentaries on the Roman invasion of Britain; Flavius Josephus on the siege of Jerusalem; the French knight Jehan de Wavrin at the Battle of Agincourt; Davy Crockett in the war against the Creek; Wellington's dispatch on Waterloo; Hemingway after Caporetto; Ernie Pyle in Normandy; and James Fenton at the fall of Saigon. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: War, Xenophon, Thucydides, World War II, Julius Caesar, Sparta, Josephus, Russia, Battle of Agincourt, Peloponnesian Wars, Creek Indians, Luftwaffe, David Crockett, Italy, Victor Hugo, Adolf Hitler, Stephen Crane, World War One, Thomas Hardy, Czechoslovakia, Erwin Rommel, Christianity, Ernest Hemingway, Byzantine Empire, Ernie Pyle, Marshal Blucher, Saigon, North Africa, Siegfried Sassoon).