By Tony Jaques
Lead Reviewer: Dr. Daniel Coetzee, autonomous pupil, London, united kingdom assessment Board: Jeremy Black, college of Exeter, united kingdom Dr. Frances F. Berdan, Professor of Anthropology, California country collage, San Bernardino David A. Graff, affiliate Professor, division of background, Kansas kingdom collage Dr. Kevin Jones, college collage London Dr. John Laband, Wilfrid Laurier college, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Dr. Carter Malkasian, heart for Naval research Mr. Toby McLeod, Lecturer in glossy heritage, collage of Birmingham, united kingdom Dr. Tim Moreman, self sufficient student, London, united kingdom Professor invoice Nasson, division of ancient reports, collage of Cape city, South Africa Dr. David Nicolle, Honourary study Fellow, Nottingham college, united kingdom Dr. Kaushik Roy, Lecturer, division of historical past, Presidency university, Kolkata, India Dennis Showalter, Professor of historical past, Colorado collage Dr. Stephen Turnbull, Lecturer in eastern non secular stories, division of Theology and non secular stories, Leeds collage, united kingdom Professor Michael Whitby, Professor of Classics and historic heritage, college of Warwick, UK
Over 8,500 battles and sieges are covered-easily the main exhaustive reference resource in this uncomplicated element of army background. completely vetted via a professional board of interval and local specialists, this dictionary deals effortless to discover A-Z entries that hide conflicts from essentially each period and position of human heritage. as well as exhaustive insurance of worldwide warfare II, international struggle I, the yankee Civil warfare, medieval wars, and conflicts through the classical period, this dictionary covers battles fought in pre-modern Africa, the center East, historic and Medieval India, China, and Japan, and early meso-American battle as well.
Going well 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 anyplace else. Entries have been reviewed through sector and interval specialists to make sure accuracy and to supply the broadest assurance attainable. Jaques's Dictionary is actually worldwide in scope, overlaying 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 coated, indexed to offer an idea of the book's deep assurance: Egyptian-Syrian Wars (1468 BC); the Assyrian Wars (724 - 648 BC); Greco-Persian Wars (498 - 450 BC); the Conquests of Alexander the good (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 conflict (624-30); Jinshin battle (672); Berber uprising (740-61); Viking Raids on, and in, Britain (793-954); Sino-Annamese conflict (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 rebellion (1297-1304); Hundred Years battle (1337-1453); battle of Chioggia (1378-80); Vijayanagar-Bahmani Wars (1367-1406); Ottoman Civil Wars (1413-81); Mongol-Uzbek Wars (1497-1512); German Knights' conflict (1523); Burmese-Laotian Wars (1574); Cambodian-Spanish warfare (1599); King Philip's struggle (1675-77); Franco-Barbary Wars (1728); Bengal struggle (1763-65); French innovative Wars (1792-1801); Chilean conflict of Independence (1813-26); Boer-Zulu warfare (1838); Indian Mutiny (1858-59); Mexican-French struggle (1862-67); Sino-Japanese battle (1894-95); international conflict I (1914-18); Anhwei-Chihli conflict (1920); global conflict II (1939-45) Mau Mau rebellion (1955); 2d Indo-Pakistani struggle (1965); Angolan battle (1987-88); second Gulf conflict (2003- ).