By Tony Jaques
Lead Reviewer: Dr. Daniel Coetzee, self sufficient student, London, united kingdom assessment Board: Jeremy Black, collage of Exeter, united kingdom Dr. Frances F. Berdan, Professor of Anthropology, California country collage, San Bernardino David A. Graff, affiliate Professor, division of heritage, Kansas nation college Dr. Kevin Jones, college collage London Dr. John Laband, Wilfrid Laurier collage, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Dr. Carter Malkasian, middle for Naval research Mr. Toby McLeod, Lecturer in glossy background, college of Birmingham, united kingdom Dr. Tim Moreman, self sufficient pupil, London, united kingdom Professor invoice Nasson, division of ancient stories, college of Cape city, South Africa Dr. David Nicolle, Honourary study Fellow, Nottingham collage, united kingdom Dr. Kaushik Roy, Lecturer, division of background, Presidency university, Kolkata, India Dennis Showalter, Professor of heritage, Colorado university Dr. Stephen Turnbull, Lecturer in eastern non secular reports, division of Theology and non secular experiences, Leeds college, united kingdom Professor Michael Whitby, Professor of Classics and old heritage, collage of Warwick, UK
Over 8,500 battles and sieges are covered-easily the main exhaustive reference resource in this uncomplicated element of army historical past. completely vetted by way of knowledgeable board of interval and nearby specialists, this dictionary bargains effortless to discover A-Z entries that hide conflicts from essentially each period and position of human historical past. as well as exhaustive assurance of global warfare II, global warfare I, the yank Civil conflict, medieval wars, and conflicts through the classical period, this dictionary covers battles fought in pre-modern Africa, the center East, old and Medieval India, China, and Japan, and early meso-American struggle as well.
Going way past the common maximum or such a lot influential conflict structure, The Dictionary of Battles and Sieges bargains readers info they might be hard-pressed to discover wherever else. Entries have been reviewed through quarter and interval specialists to make sure accuracy and to supply the broadest assurance attainable. Jaques's Dictionary is really international in scope, overlaying East Asia, South Asia, Eurasia, Europe, Africa, Mesoamerica, and North and South the USA. Battles from wars nice and small are within the dictionary, together with battles from this very short sampling of wars coated, indexed to provide an concept of the book's deep assurance: Egyptian-Syrian Wars (1468 BC); the Assyrian Wars (724 - 648 BC); Greco-Persian Wars (498 - 450 BC); the Conquests of Alexander the nice (335-326 BC); Rome's Gallic Wars (121-52 BC); Han Imperial Wars (208); Hun-Ostrogoth Wars (454-68); Sino-Vietnamese Wars (547-605); Mecca-Medina battle (624-30); Jinshin warfare (672); Berber uprising (740-61); Viking Raids on, and in, Britain (793-954); Sino-Annamese struggle (938); Byzantine army Rebellions (978-89); Afghan Wars of Succession (998-1041); Russian Dynastic Wars (1016-94); Reconquista (1063-1492); Crusader-Muslim Wars (1100- 1179); Swedish Wars of Succession (1160-1210); Conquests of Genghis Khan (1202-27); William Wallace rebellion (1297-1304); Hundred Years warfare (1337-1453); warfare of Chioggia (1378-80); Vijayanagar-Bahmani Wars (1367-1406); Ottoman Civil Wars (1413-81); Mongol-Uzbek Wars (1497-1512); German Knights' battle (1523); Burmese-Laotian Wars (1574); Cambodian-Spanish battle (1599); King Philip's battle (1675-77); Franco-Barbary Wars (1728); Bengal battle (1763-65); French innovative Wars (1792-1801); Chilean warfare of Independence (1813-26); Boer-Zulu warfare (1838); Indian Mutiny (1858-59); Mexican-French warfare (1862-67); Sino-Japanese conflict (1894-95); global struggle I (1914-18); Anhwei-Chihli conflict (1920); global battle II (1939-45) Mau Mau rebel (1955); second Indo-Pakistani struggle (1965); Angolan struggle (1987-88); second Gulf battle (2003- ).