By Tony Jaques
Lead Reviewer: Dr. Daniel Coetzee, self sufficient student, London, united kingdom overview Board: Jeremy Black, collage of Exeter, united kingdom Dr. Frances F. Berdan, Professor of Anthropology, California country college, San Bernardino David A. Graff, affiliate Professor, division of historical past, Kansas kingdom college Dr. Kevin Jones, collage collage London Dr. John Laband, Wilfrid Laurier collage, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Dr. Carter Malkasian, heart for Naval research Mr. Toby McLeod, Lecturer in glossy background, collage of Birmingham, united kingdom Dr. Tim Moreman, autonomous pupil, London, united kingdom Professor invoice Nasson, division of ancient reports, collage of Cape city, South Africa Dr. David Nicolle, Honourary learn Fellow, Nottingham college, united kingdom Dr. Kaushik Roy, Lecturer, division of heritage, Presidency collage, Kolkata, India Dennis Showalter, Professor of heritage, Colorado collage Dr. Stephen Turnbull, Lecturer in jap non secular experiences, division of Theology and non secular reviews, Leeds collage, united kingdom Professor Michael Whitby, Professor of Classics and old heritage, college of Warwick, UK
Over 8,500 battles and sieges are covered-easily the main exhaustive reference resource in this easy element of army historical past. completely vetted by way of knowledgeable board of interval and nearby specialists, this dictionary deals effortless to discover A-Z entries that hide conflicts from essentially each period and position of human background. as well as exhaustive insurance of worldwide battle II, global struggle I, the yankee Civil battle, medieval wars, and conflicts in the course of the classical period, this dictionary covers battles fought in pre-modern Africa, the center East, historical and Medieval India, China, and Japan, and early meso-American conflict as well.
Going way past the common maximum or such a lot influential conflict layout, The Dictionary of Battles and Sieges deals readers details they might be hard-pressed to discover wherever else. Entries have been reviewed via region and interval specialists to make sure accuracy and to supply the broadest assurance attainable. Jaques's Dictionary is actually worldwide in scope, protecting East Asia, South Asia, Eurasia, Europe, Africa, Mesoamerica, and North and South the United States. Battles from wars nice and small are within the dictionary, together with battles from this very short sampling of wars lined, indexed to provide an concept of the book's deep insurance: Egyptian-Syrian Wars (1468 BC); the Assyrian Wars (724 - 648 BC); Greco-Persian Wars (498 - 450 BC); the Conquests of Alexander the nice (335-326 BC); Rome's Gallic Wars (121-52 BC); Han Imperial Wars (208); Hun-Ostrogoth Wars (454-68); Sino-Vietnamese Wars (547-605); Mecca-Medina battle (624-30); Jinshin conflict (672); Berber uprising (740-61); Viking Raids on, and in, Britain (793-954); Sino-Annamese battle (938); Byzantine army Rebellions (978-89); Afghan Wars of Succession (998-1041); Russian Dynastic Wars (1016-94); Reconquista (1063-1492); Crusader-Muslim Wars (1100- 1179); Swedish Wars of Succession (1160-1210); Conquests of Genghis Khan (1202-27); William Wallace rebel (1297-1304); Hundred Years battle (1337-1453); warfare of Chioggia (1378-80); Vijayanagar-Bahmani Wars (1367-1406); Ottoman Civil Wars (1413-81); Mongol-Uzbek Wars (1497-1512); German Knights' battle (1523); Burmese-Laotian Wars (1574); Cambodian-Spanish conflict (1599); King Philip's conflict (1675-77); Franco-Barbary Wars (1728); Bengal conflict (1763-65); French innovative Wars (1792-1801); Chilean struggle of Independence (1813-26); Boer-Zulu battle (1838); Indian Mutiny (1858-59); Mexican-French struggle (1862-67); Sino-Japanese struggle (1894-95); global struggle I (1914-18); Anhwei-Chihli warfare (1920); global struggle II (1939-45) Mau Mau insurrection (1955); second Indo-Pakistani conflict (1965); Angolan warfare (1987-88); second Gulf warfare (2003- ).