7 edition of War on the land found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-192) and index.
|LC Classifications||HC141.Z9 E59 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 203 p. :|
|Number of Pages||203|
|ISBN 10||0862329469, 0862329477|
|LC Control Number||91013782|
Eventually this led to the development of sophisticated land fortifications, arms, artillery, and missile systems in use today by ground troops. This insightful volume examines the evolution of warfare on land around the world, as well as the impact of new technologies on the nature of war. Series: The Britannica Guide to War. Interest Level. War upon the Land: Military Strategy and the Transformation of Southern Landscapes during the American Civil War (Environmental History and the American South Ser.) By Lisa Brady In this first book-length environmental history of the American Civil War, Lisa M. Brady argues that ideas.
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War Upon the Land is a unique and highly engaging examination of the American Civil War through the lens of environmental history. Brady is able to clearly demonstrate a very fascinating aspect of this conflict, and the societies the fought it, by exploring how Cited by: On land, the Second World War provided an infinite variety of experience, 'This anthology is a distillation of what the fighters put down at the time or in retrospect to tell others (or perhaps convince themselves) what it was all about.
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Reactions are correspondingly various — from the comic to the appalled. Here are the testimonies of those who fought in all the great campaigns — in Europe, Africa and the Far : Paperback. In this first book-length environmental history of the American Civil War, Lisa M.
Brady argues that ideas about nature and the environment were central to the development and success of Union military strategy. From the start of the war, both sides had to contend with. War On the Land: Ecology and Politics in Central America by Bill Weinberg (Author)Cited by: War Upon The Land by Lisa M.
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War upon the Land is worth considering for assignment in courses on the Civil War and on environmental history.
Jack E. Davis is a Professor of History at the University of Florida and most recently the author of An Everglades Providence: Marjory Stoneman Douglas and the American Environmental Century ().
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In this first book-length environmental history of the American Civil War, Lisa M. Brady argues that ideas about nature and the environment were central to the development and success of Union military strategy.
From the start of the war, both sides had to contend with forces of. Get this from a library. War on land. [Robert Curley;] -- An examination of land warfare throughout history covers the evolution of weapons and firepower, from the. The Land War (Irish: Cogadh na Talún) was a period of agrarian agitation in rural Ireland that began in It may refer specifically to the first and most intense period of agitation between andor include later outbreaks of agitation that periodically reignited untilespecially the – Plan of Campaign and the – Ranch War.
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The author has done his research and knows the Nazi world inside out, sticking with a number of actual high-ranking Nazis such as 4/5(2K).Encyclopedia Britannica, Long before they took to the sea and air, warring factions engaged in land-based conflicts that involved close-range combat with rudimentary defenses and weapons.
As civilizations have advanced, so too have their military strategies, tactics, and weaponry. Eventually this led to the development of sophisticated land fortifications, arms, artillery, and missile systems.