The History of Armies Around the World, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 162275140X
  • ISBN-13: 9781622751402
  • DDC: 355.009
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 144 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released July 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This high interest book delves into the compositions, command structures, and histories of the greatest armies in the world. Beginning with ancient armies from Egypt, Greece, and Assyria, this title takes readers on a tour through the development of armies in the Middle Ages, early modern history, and during the most notable conflicts of the 20th and 21st centuries. Special focus is given to prominent contemporary armies, and the structure and history of the U.S. Army, in particular.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What is an Army?.
2: Ancient Armies.
3: Armies in the Middle Ages.
4: Armies from c. 1600 to 1945.
5: Armed Conflict Since 1945.
6: Notable Armies of the Modern Age.
7: The United States Army.
8: History of the United States Army.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.