Battles Map by Map
Explore the world's most famous battles by their geography. This book maps out ancient, medieval, and modern battles from where they happened and progressed.
If you're interested in finding out more about the wars fought through the ages, this book is perfect for you. Wars such as the Battle of Alesia, Napoleonic Wars, and World War II are mapped out so that readers can follow the geography of these epic battles. Battles Map by Map puts you in the seat of famous generals and commanders such as Rameses II, Napoleon, and Alexander the Great who expertly planned their attacks by studying the plains on which they would take place. Inside this luxurious history book for adults you'll discover: - Around 80 specially made, easy-to-follow main maps clearly show the course of famous battles throughout history - Fascinating contemporary maps illustrating over 100 significant battles - Timelines that show events chronologically - Stunning historic images bringing history to life on the page - Easy-to-read text explaining the events of some of the world's biggest battles - Additional contextual information on key technologies, leaders, armies, and more Broadcasting journalist and historian, Peter Snow, provides a foreword for this marvellous military book. From ancient to modern battles, he provides context for the world's most famous wars, both won and lost. See for yourself how tactics, technology, vision, and luck have all played a part in the outcome of wars throughout history.
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