Wars of the Americas: A Chronology of Armed Conflict in the Western Hemisphere, 1492 to the Present, Volumen1

ABC-CLIO, 2008 - 1112 páginas

A comprehensive account of every major war and battle fought in the Americas, this revised edition of the award-winning Wars of the Americas offers up-to-date scholarship on the conflicts that have shaped a hemisphere.

* Thousands of dated entries in two complete volumes, covering major battles and engagements of every war in the Western Hemisphere over the last 500 years

* More than 200 sidebars offering insights on famous commanders and such important topics as weapons development, epidemics, and more

* More than 90 maps detailing the course of specific battles, invasions, and assaults

* 271 illustrations--a spectacular collection including many depicting little-known campaigns, soldiers' living conditions, everyday citizens and combatants caught up in conflict, and more

* Two bibliographies (one for each volume), organized by chapter and in some cases subchapters to allow for very targeted resources easily available for readers

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David F. Marley is a naval historian who has lived and traveled extensively in Latin America and Europe and currently resides in Canada. His published works include ABC-CLIO's Historic Cities of the Americas, Pirates and Privateers of the Americas, and the first edition of Wars of the Americas.

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