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5pp	Prelims 
2pp 	Introduction
50pp 	Chapter 1: Warfare in the 
	Ancient World, to 400 ce
4pp	Between History and Legend, to 1100 bce
	Early Mesopotamia: Lagash defeats Umma, 
	Conquests of Sargon of Akkad, Campaigns of 
	Hammurabi
	Triumph of the Charioteers: Megiddo, Kadesh, 
	Siege of Troy, Egypt defeats the Sea People, Battle 
	of Mount Gilboa
4pp	Cavalry and Sieges 853 bce/539 bce 
	Assyrians to Persians: Qarqar, Siege of Lachish, 
	Diyala River, Fall of Nineveh, Megiddo, Sardis, Fall 
	of Babylon
14pp	Grecian Triumphs 490 bce/168 bce 
	Greek-Persian Wars: Marathon, Thermopylae, 
	Salamis, Plataea
	Greek versus Greek: Pylos, Delium, Siege of 
	Syracuse, Aegospotami, Leuctra, Mantinea
	Conquests of Alexander: Chaeronea, Granicus, 
	Issus, Hydaspes, Gaugamela
	Greeks After Alexander: Ipsos, Raphia, 
	Cynoscephalae, Magnesia, Pydna
	Armoury Feature: Celtic Bronze Weapons
8pp	Conquest of the Legions 496 bce/146 bce 
	Early Rome: Lake Regillus, Allia, Trifanum, Caudine 
	Forks, Sentinum, Heraclea, Beneventum
	Punic Wars: Agrigentum, Mylae, Ecnomus, Drepana, 
	Aegates Islands, Trebbia, Lake Trasimene, Cannae, 
	Siege of Syracuse, Metaurus, Zama, Carthage
10pp	Imperial Rome 102 bce/451 ce 
	From Republic to Empire: Aquae Sextae, Slave 
	War, Carrhae, Alesia, Dyrrachium, Pharsalus, 
	Philippi I and II, Actium
	Rome's Peak of Power: Teutoberger Wald, Revolt 
	of the Iceni, Siege of Masada, Mons Graupius, 
	Dacian Wars
	Fall of Rome: Milvian Bridge, Strasbourg, 
	Ctesiphon, Adrianople, Frigidus, Chalons
	Witness to War Feature: The Gallic Wars
6pp	Asian Empires, to c.467 ce
	Chinese Warfare: Changping, Jingxing, 
	Chiun-chi mountain, Red Cliffs, Fei River
	Warfare in India: Mahabharata Wars, Campaigns of 
	Chandragupta, Kalinga War, Campaigns of 
	Samudragupta, White Huns destroy Gupta empire
66pp	Chapter 2: Warfare in the 
	Middle Ages, 400 ce/1492
10pp	Invaders and Feudal Lords 507/1066 
	Byzantium Survives: Daras, Tricamarum, Siege of 
	Rome, Taginae, Nineveh, Pilska, Kleidion
	Frankish Power: Vouille, Tours, Charlemagne's 
	campaigns against the Saxons, Ronceval, Lechfeld
	Vikings and Northmen: Lindisfarne, Raid on 
	Constantinople, Ashdown, Siege of Paris, Maldon, 
	Clontarf, Ashingdon, Civitate, Stamford Bridge, 
	Hastings
6pp	Warriors of Islam 636/1192
	Arab Triumphs: Yarmuk, Qadisiya, Siege of 
	Constantinople, Karbala, Covadonga, Siege of 
	Palermo
	Islamic Impact: Talas River, Merv, Peshawar, 
	Taliqan, Manzikert, Tarain
12pp	Crusades 1085/1291 
	First and Second Crusades: Dorylaeum, Antioch, 
	Siege of Jerusalem, Harran, Fall of Edessa, Damascus, 
	Ascalon, Hattin
	Decline of the Crusades: Siege of Acre, Arsuf, Sack
	of Constantinople, Harrbiyah, Mansurah, Acre 
	Spanish Reconquista: Toledo, Valencia (El Cid), 
	Siege of Zaragoza, Siege of Lisbon, Alarcos, Las 
	Navas de Tolosa
	Witness to War Feature: The Crusades
6pp	Steppe Warriors 1223/1402 
	Mongol Conquests in Central Asia and Europe: 
	Kalka River, Vladimir, Liegnitz, Fall of Baghdad, 
	Ain Jalut
	Conquests of Timur: Conquest of Persia, Astrakhan, 
	Panipat, Aleppo, Ankara
10pp	East Asian Warfare 938/1426 
	From the Sung to the Ming: Kaifeng, Zhongdu, 
	Hsiang-yang, Red Turban revolt
	Southeast Asia: Bach Dang, Sack of Angkor, Khmer 
	conquest of Champa, Fall of Pagan, Tot Dong
	Shoguns and Samurai: Kawasaki, Uji, Kurikara, 
	Awazu, Ichinotani, Dan no Ura, First Mongol 
	invasion of Japan, Second Mongol invasion of Japan, 
	Minatogawa
	Armoury Feature: Samurai Swords and Armour
18pp	Knights, Castles and Bowmen 1159/1485 
	Popes and Emperors: Siege of Crema, Legnano, 
	Bouvines, Benevento, Bay of Naples
	Heresy and Revolt: Muret, Toulouse, Evesham, 
	Stirling Bridge, Owen Glendower's Rebellion, 
	Bosworth Field
	Hundred Years War: Sluys, Crecy, Calais, Poitiers, 
	Najera, Lancaster's Raid, Agincourt, Orleans, Chatillon
	Infantry on Top: Courtrai, Bannockburn, Morgarten, 
	Kutna Hora, Murten
	Northern Conflicts: Saule, Neva, Lake Peipus, 
	Kulikovo, Grunwald, Chojnice
	Rise of the Ottomans: Nicomedia, Kosovo, 
	Nicopolis, Varna, Fall of Constantinople
	Technology Feature: The Medieval Knight
56pp	Chapter 3: Warfare in Early 
	Modern Times, 1492/1750
14pp	Islamic Empires 1514/1738 
	Ottoman Glory and Decline: Chaldiran, Raydaniya, 
	Siege of Rhodes, Mohacs, Vienna, Tunis, Siege of
	Malta, Lepanto, Vienna, Zenta
	Moghul India: Panipat I and II, Talikot, Halgighati, 
	Campaigns of Shivaji Maharaj, Nadir Shah in India
	African Empires: Ethiopia fights Ahmed Gran, 
	Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Songhai
	Armoury Features: Ottoman Swords and Pistols; 
	Moghul Weapons and Armour
22pp	Power and Religion 1495/1720 
	France's Italian Wars: Fornovo, Cerignola, Ravenna, 
	Novara, Marignano, Pavia
	Dutch Revolt & the Huguenots: Dreux, Jemmingen, 
	Brill, Siege of Leiden, Sack of Antwerp, Coutras, Raid 
	on Cadiz, Spanish Armada, Niewport, Siege of Breda, 
	Siege of La Rochelle, Battle of the Downs
	Thirty Years War: White Mountain, Dessau, Lutter, 
	Magdeburg, First Breitenfeld, Lutzen, Nordlingen, 
	Second Breitenfeld, Rocroi, Jankov, Zusmarhausen
	English Civil War: Edgehill, Marston Moor, Naseby, 
	Preston, Storming of Drogheda, Dunbar
	Dynastic Wars: Beachy Head, Boyne, Sieges of 
	Namur, Neerwinden, Blenheim, Ramillies, 
	Malplaquet, Dettingen, Fontenoy, Culloden, 
	Northern Wars: Narva, Poltava, Pruth, Fredriksten, 
	Ezel and Grengam
	Technology Feature: The Cannon
8pp	Warfare in the Americas 1520/1680 
	Conquest of the Aztecs and Incas: Night of 
	Sorrows, Otumba, Siege of Tenochtitlan, Cajamarca, 
	Manca Capac's Rebellion
	Conflicts in North America: Wars of the Powhattan 
	Confederacy, Pequot's War, Iroquois Wars, King 
	Philip's War, Pueblo Revolt
	Witness to War Feature: The Conquistadores
8pp	Warfare in East Asia 1560/1696 
	Pacifying Japan: Okehazama, Nagashino, Yamazaki, 
	Shizugatake, Sieges of Chinju, Myongyang, 
	Sekigahara, Tennoji, Siege of Hara Castle
	Ming Decline and Manchu Conquest: Fall of 
	Beijing, Siege of Yangzhou, Koxinga Seizes Taiwan, 
	Wars of The Three Feudatories, Albazin, Jao Modo
84pp	Chapter 4: Era of Imperial and 
	Revolutionary Wars, 1750/1914
6pp	Seven Years War 1755/1766 
	War in Europe and India: Rossbach, Leuthen, 
	Minden, Quiberon Bay, Plassey, Wandewash
	French and Indian Wars: Monongahela River, 
	Quebec, Pontiac's Rebellion 
	Armoury Feature: Firearms
6pp	American War of Independence 
	1775/1781
	Battles for Independence: Lexington and Concord, 
	Bunker Hill, Trenton and Princeton, Brandywine 
	Creek, Saratoga, Victory of Bonhomme Richard, 
	Savannah, Camden, King's Mountain, Cowpens, 
	Guilford Courthouse, Yorktown
20pp	French Revolution to Empire 1792/1815 
	French Revolutionary Wars: Valmy, Jemappes, 
	Toulon, Fleurus, Arcola, Cape St Vincent, Marengo
	Napoleon Takes Over: Pyramids, Aboukir Bay, Acre
	Napoleon Supremacy: Ulm, Austerlitz, Trafalgar, 
	Jena/Auerstadt, Eylau and Friedland, Wagram 
	The Peninsular War: Vimiero, La Coruna, Talavera, 
	Badajoz, Salamanca, Vittoria
	Defeat of Napoleon: Borodino, Beresina River, 
	Leipzig, Champagne campaign
	Hundred Days War: Ligny, Quatre Bras, Waterloo
	Technology Feature: The Warship "Victory"
	Armoury Feature: Napoleonic Weapons
8pp	Wars in the Americas 1811/1920 
	America Fights Britain: Lake Erie, Lundy's Lane, 
	Baltimore, New Orleans
	Wars in South America: Chacabuco, Boyaca, 
	Carabobo, Ayacucho, Rosas War, Paraguayan War
	Mexico at War: Alamo, Veracruz Campaign, French 
	Expedition, Mexican Civil War
	Fighting Native Americans: Tippecanoe, Second 
	Seminole War, Bozeman Trail, Red River War, Little 
	Bighorn, Surrender of Nez PercÄ, Wounded Knee
10pp	American Civil War 1861/1865 
	No Easy Victory: First Bull Run, Shiloh, Seven Days 
	Battles, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, 
	Gettysburg
	Victory Through Attrition: Vicksburg, Wilderness 
	and Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, March to the Sea, 
	Siege of Petersburg, Fall of Richmond
	Witness to War Feature: The American Civil War
14pp	Imperial Conflicts 1803/1902 
	British India: Assaye, Retreat from Kabul, Sikh Wars, 
	Delhi, Lucknow, Siege of Kandahar
	Conquest of Africa: Revolt of Abd el-Qadir, 
	Conquests of Shaka, Blood River, Isadhlwana, Rorke's 
	Drift, Ashanti War, Tel el Kabir, Siege of Khartoum, 
	Dahomey Expedition, Adowa, Omdurman
	Second Boer War: Boer Offensive, Colenso, Spion 
	Kop, Paardeberg, Relief of Mafeking, Guerrilla War
	Southeast Asia, the Pacific and Caribbean: First 
	Burma War, Cochin China, Maori Wars, US Victory in 
	Cuba, US Conquest of Philippines
	Technology Feature: The Gatling Gun
	Witness to War Feature: The Zulu Wars
6pp	China, Japan and European Impact 
	1840/1905
	China in Turmoil: Opium War, Arrow War, Taiping 
	Uprising, Tonkin War, Sino-Japanese War, Boxer 
	Rebellion
	Rise of Japanese Power: Boshin War, Satsuma 
	Revolt, Port Arthur, Mukden, Tsushima
10pp	Nationalism and Mechanization 
	1790/1913
	Italian Unification: First Custoza, Siege of Rome, 
	Magenta, Solferino, Garibaldi's Redshirts, Second 
	Custoza
	Rise of the German Empire: Sadowa, Metz, Sedan, 
	Siege of Paris
	Crimean War: Alma, Balaclava, Inkerman, Sevastopol 
	Russian Campaigns in Central Asia: Shamyl 
	Guerrilla War, Conquest of Bokhara, Conquest of the 
	Khiva Khanate
	Ottoman Decline and the Balkans: Izmail, 
	Missolonghi, Navarino, Konya, Plevna, Edirne 
88pp	Chapter 5: Era of World Wars, 
	1914/present
20pp	World War I 1914/1918
	From Mobility to Stalemate: German invasion of 
	Belgium, Battles of the Frontiers, Mons and 
	Le Cateau, Tannenberg, Marne, Aisne, First Ypres, 
	Second Ypres, Artois Loos
	Western Front and Italy: Verdun, The Somme, 
	Nivelle Offensive, Vimy Ridge, Jutland, Messines, 
	Passchendaele, Caporetto, Cambrai
	War against the Ottomans: Gallipoli, Siege of Kut, 
	Arab revolt, Megiddo
	Eastern Front: Gorlice-Tarnow, Serbian campaign, 
	Brusilov Offensive, Kerensky Offensive, Bolshevik 
	Revolution and Brest-Litovsk
	1918: Kaiserschlacht, Chateau-Thierry, Marne, Amiens 
	Offensive, St Mihiel Offensive, Final Allied offensives
	Technology Feature: The Tank 
	Witness to War Feature: In the Trenches
6pp	Between the Wars 1918/1939
	Russia and China at War: Russian Civil War, Long 
	March, Japanese invasion of China, Nomonhan
	Spanish Civil War: The Army of Africa, Defence of 
	Madrid, Guadalajara, Guernica, Brunete, Teruel, Ebro
24pp	World War II: Hitler's War 1939/1945
	Blitzkrieg: Defeat of Poland, Winter War, Norwegian 
	campaign, Battle of France, Battle of Britain and Blitz
	War in the Mediterranean: Crete, Gaxala, Alamein, 
	Kasserine Pass, Invasion of Sicily, Cassino
	Sea War: Sinking of the Royal Oak, River Plate, 
	Taranto, Sinking of the Bismarck, Battle of the 
	Atlantic, Convoy PQ17
	Invasion of the Soviet Union: Barbarossa, Moscow, 
	Siege of Leningrad, Stalingrad, Kursk
	Bomber Offensive: Hamburg, Dambusters, 
	Schweinfurt, Berlin and Big Week, Ploesti, Dresden
	Germany Defeated in the West: D-Day, Normandy, 
	Scheldt, Arnhem, Bulge, Rhineland
	Germany Defeated in the East: Operation 
	Bagration, Warsaw Uprising, Budapest, Berlin
	Technology Feature: The Bomber 
	Witness to War Feature: The Battle of Britain
10pp	World War II: Pacific War 1941/1945
	Japan's High Tide: Pearl Harbor, Hong Kong, 
	Philippines, Singapore
	Fight Back: Doolittle Raid, Coral Sea, Guadalcanal, 
	Burma campaign, Gilbert and Marshal Islands, 
	Marianas, Philippine Sea, Leyte Gulf, Iwo Jima, 
	Okinawa, Bombing of Japan
24pp	Conflicts Since 1945 
	Chinese Civil War: Opening campaign, Manchuria, 
	Hsuchow, Seizure of Tainjin and Beijing, Yangzi 
	incident, Conquest of the south
	Korean War: Defence of Pusan perimeter, Inchon, 
	Invasion of the North, Chosin Reservoir, Redgway's 
	"meatgrinder", Imjin River
	Colonial and Post-Colonial Wars: Dien Bien Phu, 
	Battle of Algiers, Congo crisis, Biafra War, 
	India-Pakistan War, Angola
	Vietnam War: Cedar Falls, Rolling Thunder, Siege of 
	Khe Sanh, Tet Offensive, Hamburger Hill, Easter 
	Offensive, Fall of Saigon
	Israel's Wars: Israeli independence war, Suez 
	campaign, Six-Day War, Yom Kippur War, Invasion 
	of Lebanon
	Guerrillas and Terrorists: Castro and Cuba, Bay of 
	Pigs, Bolivia, Dawson's Field, Raid on Entebbe, 
	September 11, 2001
	Wars since 1980: Soviets in Afghanistan, El Salvador, 
	Contras in Nicaragua , Iran-Iraq War, Falklands War, 
	Gulf War, Chechnya, War in Yugoslavia, Kosovo, 
	Afghanistan, Invasion of Iraq
	Technology Features: The Submarine; The Helicopter
	Armoury Feature: Modern Weaponry
9pp	Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Military history.
Battles.
War.