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Contents Introduction The Most Theatrical of Human Activities Chapter 1 Stone Age Warfare and the Native Americans Chapter 2 Military Innovations in the Ancient Near East Chapter 3 Greece and Rome at War: The Rise of the West Chapter 4 Knights and Castles in Medieval Europe and Japan Chapter 5 The Fast, Fierce Armies of the Asian Conquerors Chapter 6 Musket and Bayonet: Linear Warfare Emerges Chapter 7 Industrializing the Battlefield: The First Modern Wars Chapter 8 Crushing Ordeal of Total Warfare: World War II Epilogue Technology Unleashed and the Future of Warfare Notes Chronology Glossary For Further Reading Works Consulted About the Author
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Military weapons History Juvenile literature, Military weapons History, War History