An Instinct for War: Scenes from the Battlefields of History

An Instinct for War: Scenes from the Battlefields of History

By: Roger Spiller (author)Paperback

1 - 2 weeks availability

Description

Stories about war are some of the oldest stories told - used to entertain, to glorify, to lament, and to educate. Roger Spiller excavates the essence of war and its evolution through the words and thoughts of those who led - and were led - into battle.

Create a review

About Author

Roger Spiller is George C. Marshall Professor, emeritus, of Military History at the U. S. Army Command and General Staff College.

Contents

Prologue 1: A Sword is Drawn 2: The Testament 3: The Lesson 4: Scoundrel 5: La Noche Triste 6: Galen's Proof 7: In Winter Quarters 8: The Very Last Civil War Historian 9: Human Rain 10: Rain Stops Play 11: The Final War 12: At the Fair 13: The Discovery of Kansas

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/05/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780674024199
  • Format: Paperback, Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9780674024199
  • weight: 440
  • ISBN10: 0674024192

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close