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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

Chant, Christopher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Octopus Books 1978

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 909.8 CHA

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

Troupe, Thomas Kingsley

Summary: Fighting off brigands and thieves while exploring the wild. Searching for better quality weapons and armor. Exploring twisting tunnels and dark caverns while fighting increasingly difficult monsters. Fans of role-playing video games enjoy all these things and more. But what is the true story behind today's popular role-playing games? What were the most effective medieval weapons and armor? What...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 794.8 TRO

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 Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: J 355.1 OSB

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

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Summary: These programs detail many facets of the world's greatest civilizations, including in-depth information about the most brutal and feared leaders of the ancient world. The rise of ancient Rome is followed from the first Roman-Barbarian War to the decline of the Empire. Mind-boggling construction feats and gravity-defying masterpieces of the ancient Egyptians and Greeks are explored in detail....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2010

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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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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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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc C

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 2002

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

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

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

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

Bouchard, Constance Brittain.

Summary: The history of knights, from their everyday lives to their clothing, training, heraldry and orders, as well as their role in literature and film, and the decline of traditional knighthood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 940.1 Bou

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

Harpur, James.

Summary: Highlights celebrated warriors and soldiers from all periods of history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2007

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 355 Har

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

Jones, Archer

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Illinois Press 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.099 JON

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

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

Peters, Ralph

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stackpole Books 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 355.02 Peter

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