The Resource The reader's companion to military history, Robert Cowley, Geoffrey Parker, editors., (electronic resource)

The reader's companion to military history, Robert Cowley, Geoffrey Parker, editors., (electronic resource)

Label
The reader's companion to military history
Title
The reader's companion to military history
Statement of responsibility
Robert Cowley, Geoffrey Parker, editors.
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • More than one hundred fifty distinguished military historians, biographers, and journalists contributed nearly six hundred articles to The Reader's Companion to Military History. The result is an extraordinary chronicle of warfare that combines compelling historical narrative with the best of contemporary scholarship. Filled with surprising anecdotes, little-known facts, and rare illustrations, the volume provides essential information on major events and battles
  • Commanders, theorists, weaponry and technology, and strategy and tactics. Especially distinctive is the broad spectrum of its thematic articles. Topics include courage, discipline, the effects of weather on warfare, strategy, the role of propaganda, espionage, the use of animals in war, the evolution of uniforms, disposal of the dead, mutiny, psychological warfare, and morale. The Readers's Companion is the first major reference work on military history to present a
  • Global perspective. No less comprehensive is its chronological scope, which ranges from the origins of warfare itself to the Persian Wars of 490 B.C. to ethnic cleansing, gays in the military, and the revelations of Robert McNamara
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
355/.009
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
U27
LC item number
.R348 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cowley, Robert
  • Parker, Geoffrey
  • Society for Military History (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Military history
  • Military history
  • Military & Naval Science
  • Law, Politics & Government
  • Military Science - General
Label
The reader's companion to military history, Robert Cowley, Geoffrey Parker, editors., (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Sponsored by the Society for Military History."
  • Includes indexes
Abbreviated title
READER'S COMPANION TO MILITARY HISTORY
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
A-Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 573 p. )
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9780585067490
Lccn
96008577
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill., maps ;
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004366672124
  • (MH)007252675-0
  • (SSID)ssj0000082300
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11110999
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000082300
  • (PQKBWorkID)10136660
  • (PQKB)10485258
  • (CaBNVSL)slc00228984
  • (Credo)rcmh
  • (OCoLC)436845743
  • (Credo)00000389
  • (EXLCZ)99111004366672124
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The reader's companion to military history, Robert Cowley, Geoffrey Parker, editors., (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • "Sponsored by the Society for Military History."
  • Includes indexes
Abbreviated title
READER'S COMPANION TO MILITARY HISTORY
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
A-Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 573 p. )
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9780585067490
Lccn
96008577
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill., maps ;
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004366672124
  • (MH)007252675-0
  • (SSID)ssj0000082300
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11110999
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000082300
  • (PQKBWorkID)10136660
  • (PQKB)10485258
  • (CaBNVSL)slc00228984
  • (Credo)rcmh
  • (OCoLC)436845743
  • (Credo)00000389
  • (EXLCZ)99111004366672124
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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