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Item Number:  01709950



The Origins of War: From the Stone Age to Alexander the Great


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Seller Name: Absolutely Books
Member since 4/2010
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Location: Helena, Montana, United States

Listing Date: 5/8/2010



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Title: The Origins of War: From the Stone Age to Alexander the Great Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Author: Arther Ferrill Publication Date: 1985-04-29
Binding/Format: Hardcover Edition: First Edition
Condition: Very Good ISBN: 0500250936
Inventory #: 1005050003    


London: Thames and Hudson, 1985. 240pp.illustrations, maps.  The origins of war can be traced back, not to the Iron Age, or even to the bronze Age, but to the emergence of settled life nearly 10,000 years ago. Complete with detailed and copiously illustrated accounts of all the major battles on land and sea up to the fourth century BC, analysis of weapons from the sling to the catapult, and discussion of ancient strategy and tactics, this is a book for armchair historians everywhere. With 68 illustrations, maps and battle plans.  First Edition. Cloth.Book is clean and bright with a few small tears to the jacket the top of the jacket has some of the cellophane missing of the paper.Near Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Thames and Hudson 0500250936



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