War in Ancient Egypt - the New Kingdom - Ancient World at War (Paperback)Anthony John Spalinger (author)
Paperback 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. * Focuses on the period in which the Egyptians created a professional army and gained control of Syria, creating an "Empire of Asia". * Written by a respected Egyptologist. * Highlights new technological developments, such as the use of chariots and siege technology. * Considers the socio--political aspects of warfare, particularly the rise to power of a new group of men. * Evaluates the military effectiveness of the Egyptian state, looking at the logistics of warfare during this period. * 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: 428 g
Dimensions: 229 x 154 x 17 mm
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