Bestselling author, military adviser, and historian Max Boot chronicles a fascinating journey with documented history of guerilla warfare as he takes the reader through a time-machine in centuries. This historical survey, written from an intelligent, military mind begins with the Master storytelling of barbarians at the Roman Empire to current conflicts. The author describes the ancient world as we learn about the normads and Alexander The Great to the horrifying battlefields of post 9/11, with colorful, unforgettable characters. In additions, illustrations and maps are included as this historical journey portrays rebellion, the horrors of combat, and much more. Max Boot creates an incredible epic of valuable history, and the causes-and-results of war. This compelling narrative from ancient times to the present is an enthralling, perceptive analysis that draws the reader's attention in the first few chapters. Comprehensive, interesting, educational, and enjoyable read. Highly recommended!