Besieged: An Encyclopedia of Great Sieges from Ancient Times to the Present (Hardback)Paul K. Davis (author)
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Besieged examines the most important sieges in history-the actions and motivations of attackers and defenders along with conditions inside and outside the city walls.
* Examines 100 great sieges, from Jericho in 1405 B.C. to Grozny in 1997
* Establishes the historical background of each siege, describes the siege itself in both military and human terms, and analyzes the results
* Provides more than 75 maps as well as tactical diagrams, archival photographs, and artworks
* Includes a glossary explaining unfamiliar military terms, from abatis to zig-zags
Number of pages: 376
Weight: 892 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 22 mm
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