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War in Ancient Egypt (Hardback)Anthony John Spalinger (author)
Hardback 312 Pages / Published: 09/12/2004
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This book is an introduction to the war machine of New Kingdom Egypt from c. 1575 bc-1100 bc. It focuses on the period in which the Egyptians created a professional army and gained control of Syria, creating an 'Empire of Asia'. It is written by a respected Egyptologist. It highlights new technological developments, such as the use of chariots and siege technology. It considers the socio-political aspects of warfare, particularly the rise to power of a new group of men. It evaluates the military effectiveness of the Egyptian state, looking at the logistics of warfare during this period. It incorporates maps and photographs, a chronological table, and a chart of dynasties and pharaohs.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 312
Weight: 594 g
Dimensions: 239 x 162 x 27 mm
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