The Resource The book of war, edited by John Keegan

The book of war, edited by John Keegan

Label
The book of war
Title
The book of war
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Keegan
Title variation
War
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • mul
  • eng
Summary
More than eighty accounts, drawn largely from protagonists or eyewitnesses, of events in wars from the Greek Heroic Era to the Gulf War in Kuwait chronicle the evolution of western warfare
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
355
Index
index present
LC call number
D25
LC item number
.B66 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1934-2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Keegan, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Military history
  • War
  • Military history
  • War
Label
The book of war, edited by John Keegan
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"25 centuries of great war writing"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Melian dialogue / Thucydides -- The final sea battle / Thucydides -- The battle of Cunaxa and death of Cyrus / Xenophon -- A plundering expedition / Xenophon -- First British expedition / Julius Caesar -- The horrors of the seige / Josephus -- An Arab-Syrian gentleman / Usamah Ibn-Munqidh -- the battle of Crecy, 26 August 1346 / Jean Froissart -- A French knight's account of Agincourt / Jehan de Wavrin -- The fall of Constantinople / Andrew Wheatcroft -- Such botching, disorder and chaos / Diego Hurtado de Mendoze -- The siege of Malta / Francesco Balbi di Correggio -- Aztecs / Inga Clendinnen -- Farewell to arms / George Peele (1558-1596) -- An attack by Iroquois warriors / Father Paul Ragueneau -- Braddock at the Monongahela / William Dunbar -- The battle of Blenheim / Robert Southey (1774-1843) -- The revolution remembered (1) / Anna Meyers -- The drum / John Scott of Amwell (1730-1793) -- The revolution remembered (2) / Jacob Zimmerman -- Davy Crockett / Davy Crockett -- Captivity among the Indians / John D. HUnter -- Hohenlinden / Thomas Campbell (1777-1844)
  • (cont.) Fugitive and recruit 1804-6 / Sergeant William Lawrence -- Badajoz March-April 1812 / Sergeant William Lawrence -- The Battle of Vitorio / A gentleman volunteer -- Captain Roeder / Helen Roeder -- Russian 1812 / Victor Hugo (1802-1885) -- The letter of Private Wheeler / Private Wheeler -- Wellington's Waterloo despatch / Duke of Wellington -- A soldier's view of empire / James Bodell -- Cliffore in the crimea / Henry Clifford -- Letter from camp / Colin Frederick -- The relief of Lucknow / W.H. Fitchett -- The Fremantle diary / Lieutenant-Colonel Fremantle -- War is kind / Stephan Crane (1871-1936) -- General Custer / Elizabeth B. Custer -- Tommy / Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) -- Four eyewitness accounts / Isandhlwana and Rorke's drift, 1879 -- Vitai Lampada / Sir Henry Newbolt (1862-1938)
  • (cont.) How the news of war came to a village on the Chinese frontier / Stephen Graham -- In time of 'The breaking of nations' / Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) -- Infantry attacks / Erwin Rommel -- Gallipoli memories / Compton Mackenzie -- Twelve days / Sidney Rogerson -- In Flanders Fields / John McCrae (1872-1918) -- A soldier's diary of the Great War / John Glubb -- Prelude to victory / Brigadier-General E.L. Spears -- An Irish airman foresees his death / W.B. Yeats -- Goodbye to all that / Robert Graves -- -- Wounded (1) / Ernest Hemmingway -- The hero / Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967) -- Riding to war / Geral Uloth -- The General / Sigfried Sassoon (1886-1967)
  • (cont.) Red cavalry / Isaac Babel -- Anthem for doomed youth / Wilfred Owen (1893-1918) -- Bugles and a tiger / John Masters -- Bounden duty (1) / Alexander Stahlberg -- One young soldier / Tim Bishop -- Wounded (2) / George Orwell -- Previous engagements / Bruce Shand -- BBC broadcast, London, 19 May 1940 / Winston Churchill -- Codebreakers / Stuart Milner-Barry -- U-333 / Peter Cremer -- Loopy / George Kennard -- The good war / Studs Terkel -- David Stirling / Obituary -- Aristocrats / Keith Douglas (1920-44) -- Bounden duty (2) / Alexander Stahlberg -- On the other side of the hill / Geyr von Schweppenburg -- Normandy diary / Marie-Louise Osmont -- Albanian assignment / David Smiley -- Beacons in the night / Franklin Lindsay -- Bounden duty (3) / Alexander Stahlberg -- Quartered safe out here / George MacDonal Fraser -- The railway man / Eric Lomax -- Bombing Nagasaki / William Lawrence -- Red thunder, tropic lightning / C.W. Bowman -- The fall of Saigon / James Fenton -- Bravo two zero / Andy McNab
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 492 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028870819
Label
The book of war, edited by John Keegan
Link
Publication
Note
"25 centuries of great war writing"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Melian dialogue / Thucydides -- The final sea battle / Thucydides -- The battle of Cunaxa and death of Cyrus / Xenophon -- A plundering expedition / Xenophon -- First British expedition / Julius Caesar -- The horrors of the seige / Josephus -- An Arab-Syrian gentleman / Usamah Ibn-Munqidh -- the battle of Crecy, 26 August 1346 / Jean Froissart -- A French knight's account of Agincourt / Jehan de Wavrin -- The fall of Constantinople / Andrew Wheatcroft -- Such botching, disorder and chaos / Diego Hurtado de Mendoze -- The siege of Malta / Francesco Balbi di Correggio -- Aztecs / Inga Clendinnen -- Farewell to arms / George Peele (1558-1596) -- An attack by Iroquois warriors / Father Paul Ragueneau -- Braddock at the Monongahela / William Dunbar -- The battle of Blenheim / Robert Southey (1774-1843) -- The revolution remembered (1) / Anna Meyers -- The drum / John Scott of Amwell (1730-1793) -- The revolution remembered (2) / Jacob Zimmerman -- Davy Crockett / Davy Crockett -- Captivity among the Indians / John D. HUnter -- Hohenlinden / Thomas Campbell (1777-1844)
  • (cont.) Fugitive and recruit 1804-6 / Sergeant William Lawrence -- Badajoz March-April 1812 / Sergeant William Lawrence -- The Battle of Vitorio / A gentleman volunteer -- Captain Roeder / Helen Roeder -- Russian 1812 / Victor Hugo (1802-1885) -- The letter of Private Wheeler / Private Wheeler -- Wellington's Waterloo despatch / Duke of Wellington -- A soldier's view of empire / James Bodell -- Cliffore in the crimea / Henry Clifford -- Letter from camp / Colin Frederick -- The relief of Lucknow / W.H. Fitchett -- The Fremantle diary / Lieutenant-Colonel Fremantle -- War is kind / Stephan Crane (1871-1936) -- General Custer / Elizabeth B. Custer -- Tommy / Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) -- Four eyewitness accounts / Isandhlwana and Rorke's drift, 1879 -- Vitai Lampada / Sir Henry Newbolt (1862-1938)
  • (cont.) How the news of war came to a village on the Chinese frontier / Stephen Graham -- In time of 'The breaking of nations' / Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) -- Infantry attacks / Erwin Rommel -- Gallipoli memories / Compton Mackenzie -- Twelve days / Sidney Rogerson -- In Flanders Fields / John McCrae (1872-1918) -- A soldier's diary of the Great War / John Glubb -- Prelude to victory / Brigadier-General E.L. Spears -- An Irish airman foresees his death / W.B. Yeats -- Goodbye to all that / Robert Graves -- -- Wounded (1) / Ernest Hemmingway -- The hero / Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967) -- Riding to war / Geral Uloth -- The General / Sigfried Sassoon (1886-1967)
  • (cont.) Red cavalry / Isaac Babel -- Anthem for doomed youth / Wilfred Owen (1893-1918) -- Bugles and a tiger / John Masters -- Bounden duty (1) / Alexander Stahlberg -- One young soldier / Tim Bishop -- Wounded (2) / George Orwell -- Previous engagements / Bruce Shand -- BBC broadcast, London, 19 May 1940 / Winston Churchill -- Codebreakers / Stuart Milner-Barry -- U-333 / Peter Cremer -- Loopy / George Kennard -- The good war / Studs Terkel -- David Stirling / Obituary -- Aristocrats / Keith Douglas (1920-44) -- Bounden duty (2) / Alexander Stahlberg -- On the other side of the hill / Geyr von Schweppenburg -- Normandy diary / Marie-Louise Osmont -- Albanian assignment / David Smiley -- Beacons in the night / Franklin Lindsay -- Bounden duty (3) / Alexander Stahlberg -- Quartered safe out here / George MacDonal Fraser -- The railway man / Eric Lomax -- Bombing Nagasaki / William Lawrence -- Red thunder, tropic lightning / C.W. Bowman -- The fall of Saigon / James Fenton -- Bravo two zero / Andy McNab
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 492 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028870819

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