Warfare in Western Civilization explores how civilizations and cultures made war on the battlefields of the Near East and Europe over a period of 4500 years. Through the use of dozens of tactical maps, this fascinating one-volume introduction to the art of war during western civilization's ancient, classical, medieval and early modern periods offers a fresh perspective on the sophisticated nature of pre-modern warfare.
Brian Todd Carey is professor of military history and international relations in the American Public University System. Joshua B. Allfree is a US Army veteran and he holds the bachelor of arts degree in world military history from the American Military University. John Cairns has specialized in computer cartography since 1993.