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Woods, Michael

Summary: Introduces the military tactics of ancient societies, describing the development of weapons, military strategy, defensive walls, seige warfare, guerillas, and warships in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, China, Greece, Rome, India, and the Middle East.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355.0209 WOO

Petraeus, David Howell

Summary: "In this deep and incisive study, General David Petraeus, who commanded the US-led coalitions in both Iraq, during the Surge, and Afghanistan and former CIA director, and the prize-winning historian Andrew Roberts, explore over 70 years of conflict, drawing significant lessons and insights from their fresh analysis of the past. Drawing on their different perspectives and areas of expertise,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 355.009 PET

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 355.009 PET

Fowler, Will

Summary: Explains the development of weapons and tactics from the earliest clubs through the first firearms, and discusses armor, war animals, fortifications, siegecraft, and naval warfare.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Central 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 623.441 FOW

Fabiny, Sarah

Summary: "Castles may conjure up a romantic fairy tale world; however, in real life, during the Middle Ages, castles were fortresses, providing shelter and protection for the lord as well as for the peasants who lived on his land. For an army, a lord depended on young soldiers in armor called knights who spent years at the castle learning the skills of warfare"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 929.7 FAB

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 929.7 FAB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT World What Fabiny

Chant, Christopher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Octopus Books 1978

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 909.8 CHA

Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: "A overview of warriors throughout history--from Ancient Greece to the Middle Ages--the equipment they used, and the most famous warriors in history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355.1 OSB

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355.1 OSB

Summary: "Experience the intrigue, scandal, excitement and chaos of the most dominant empire in the history of western civilization as History journeys back to the age of Caesar"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2010

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Summary: Unlock mysteries and uncover lost history with the experts as they use yesteryear's technology to recreate five ancient engineering marvels and to discover what daily life was really like in these communities. Travel around the globe from China to Egypt and take a fresh, "hands-on" look at mankind's greatest cultures and civilizations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SEC

Chambers, Catherine

Summary: Not all warriors fight their battles the same way. Learn all about stealthy soldiers, from Japanese ninjas to Apache warriors. Find out how they used their wits and their secrecy to conquer their enemies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hungry Tomato 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 356 CHA

Hooper, Nicholas

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 1996

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 355.009 HOO

Hill, Paul

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Summary: "There are many books about the Knights Templar, the medieval military order which played a key role in the crusades against the Muslims in the Holy Land, the Iberian peninsula and elsewhere in Europe. What is seldom explored is the military context in which they operated, and that is why Paul Hill's highly illustrated study is so timely, for he focuses on how this military order prosecuted its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pen & Sword Military 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 271 HIL

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Summary: An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2004

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Summary: Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CIV

Rothenberg, Gunther Erich

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.27 ROT

Oakeshott, Ewart

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dufour Editions 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 623.441 OAK

Reid, Brian Holden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.73 REI

Dupuy, R. Ernest

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.009 Dupuy

Summary: Written by 12 scholars, this richly illustrated volume illuminates the medieval period, examining over 700 years of European conflict from the time of Charlemagne to the end of the Middle Ages (1500). 100 illustrations. The medieval period was a singular epoch in military history-an age profoundly influenced by martial ideals, whose very structure of society was organized for war, and whose...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 MED

Black, Jeremy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins/Smithsonian 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.02 BLA

Tyerman, Christopher

Summary: The story of the wars and conquests initiated by the First Crusade and its successors is itself so compelling that most accounts move quickly from describing the Pope's calls to arms to the battlefield. In this highly original and enjoyable new book, Christopher Tyerman focuses on something obvious but overlooked: the massive, all-encompassing and hugely costly business of actually preparing a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.1 TYE

Fowler, Will

Summary: Presents a history of weapons and examines how they have evolved into the weapons used today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Central 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 623.4 FOW

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.4 FIG

Reid, William

Summary: English ed. published under the title The lore of arms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1976

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 623.441 REI

Santosuosso, Antonio.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Westview Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.1 SAN

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