War in Ancient Egypt (BOK)

Anthony J. Spalinger

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This book is an introduction to the war machine of New Kingdom Egypt from c. 1575 bc--1100 bc. * Focuses on the period in which the Egyptians created a professional army and gained control of Syria, creating an "Empire of Asia". * Written by a respected Egyptologist. * Highlights new technological developments, such as the use of chariots and siege technology. * Considers the socio--political aspects of warfare, particularly the rise to power of a new group of men. * Evaluates the military effectiveness of the Egyptian state, looking at the logistics of warfare during this period. * Incorporates maps and photographs, a chronological table, and a chart of dynasties and pharaohs


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2004 Forfatter Anthony J. Spalinger
ISBN 9781405113724
Antall sider 312 Dimensjoner 15,3cm x 22,9cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 428 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form African history, Ancient history: to c 500 CE, Warfare & defence