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Brilliant and well-written book that truly showcases the evolution of warfare in the ancient world - not just in terms of technology, strategy and tactics - but also in terms of... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Stanislav Stanchev
Pretty good general survey from which I learned plenty. I would have liked more on cavalry and why it didn't get really dominant until the Mongols.Published on May 26, 2012 by Bob of gulf point
There are far better introductions to warfare in the ancient world. Make a search here at Amazon and read the reviews. This one have many errors.Published on December 29, 2011 by Sonja
Unbelievable certain reviews I've read here!
Unfortunately I bought this book (and its medieval companion) based on some reviews I've read in this page. Read more
I acquired Warfare in the Medieval World and Warfare in the Ancient World
after reading Professor Carey's book, Hannibal's Last Battle: Zama and the
Fall of Carthage. Read more
This book, along with the other in the series, is an excellent survey of military history in the ancient world. Read morePublished on October 18, 2009 by Nicholas Noppinger
I have read through this book and while it covers some important information two facts stick out.
1. Everything is assumed to be true. Read more
The authors cite facts, that is all. I love history and realize it's a fine line between a great book and a textbook. Read morePublished on March 28, 2006 by BluebeardMark