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Decisive battles of the world

Creasy, Edward Shepherd Sir

Decisive battles of the world

by Creasy, Edward Shepherd Sir

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Published by Colonial press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Battles.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edward Shepherd Creasy, with a special introduction, and supplementary chapters on the battles of Gettysburg, Sedan, Santiago and Manila by John Gilmer Speed.
    ContributionsSpeed, John Gilmer, 1853-1909.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD25 .C93 1899a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 434 p.
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16493729M
    LC Control Number31010202

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Creasy, Edward Shepherd, Sir, Decisive battles of the world. New York, The Colonial press [©]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Creasy, Edward Shepherd, Decisive battles of the world. London, New York, Colonial Press [].

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The Decisive Battles of World History By Gregory S. Aldrete PDF Books: Throughout history, military engagements have altered the course of historical events, causing major changes both on a global scale (the battles of Yarmouk & al-Qadisiyyah in determined the religious/linguistic orientation of the Middle East that persists today) as well as within individual cultures (the battle of.

    The battle of Marathon -- Defeat of the Athenians at Syracuse, B.C. -- The battle of Arbela -- The battle of the Metaurus, B.C. -- Victory of Arminius over the Roman legions under Varus, A.D. 9 -- The battle of Chalons, A.D. -- The battle of Tours, A.D. -- The battle of Hastings, A.D. -- Joan of Arc's victory over the English at Orleans, A.D. -- The defeat of the. The Decisive Battles of the Western World and Their Influence Upon History: Volume 2, - (v. 2) by J.F.C. Fuller and a great selection of related books, art .


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That said, however, Fifteen Decisive Battles is an intruiging study in that 1) it is considered a landmark work in history - although now students of history are usually told to avoid it, 2) Creasy introduced the concept of the decisive battle into the Western study of military history, 3) Creasy's assumptions/notions have remained influence despite lack of real, hard evidence to the modern day, 3/5(1).

The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo (Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor) Paperback – Unabridged, J by Edward Shepherd Creasy (Author) out of 5 stars ratings See all 28 formats and editionsCited by:   Sir Edward Creasy published a book called 'Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: from Marathon to Waterloo' in His original work was expanded in by Lt.

Col. Mitchell in order to create 'Twenty Decisive Battles of the World'/5(6). --The Lone Star Book Review "Davis describes significant military actions in detail, telling how world history was shaped by the outcome. The entries are presented chronologically for easy reference." --Troy Record "Students of military history will find Decisive Battles an important reference to the world's major battles.

It covers conflicts from ancient to modern times, providing details on the Cited by: 2. There are probably thousands of books recounting various wars and battles over the centuries.

The author's first battle is the battle of Marathon and his last is Waterloo. What the author does in this /5(7). His best known contribution to literature is his Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World ().

Other works include; Historical and Critical Account of the Several Invasions of England (), History of the Ottoman Turks, The Rise and Progress of the English Constitution, and Imperial and Colonial Institutions of the British Empire ()/5(24).

The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo. Undoubtedly the most famous work of military history of the nineteenth century, Edward S.

Creasy's Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World has been read and re-read for close to years/5(42). The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: from Marathon to Waterloo Contents: The battle of Marathon -- Defeat of the Athenians at Syracuse, B.C.

-- The battle of Arbela, B.C. -- The battle of the Metaurus, B.C. -- Victory of Arminius over the Roman Legions under Varus, A.D. 9 -- The battle of Chalons, A.D. -- The battle of Cited by: this book each author examines a battle that, in its time, altered the stra-tegic balance between the belligerents in a lasting way.

This book is not a rehash of Edward Creasy’s classic Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World, but shares with that work a value judgment concerning the impact of a particular engagement on world events.

The 15 Decisive Battles of The World From Marathon to Waterloo Paperback – Decem by Sir Edward Creasy (Author) out /5(7). The Battles written about begin with The Battle of Marathon in B.C. and end with The Battle of Waterloo in author of this Antique treasure was the Professor of Ancient and Modern History at the University College in London.

Published in New York in This is a small book which5/5(). The Decisive Battles of World History. Many of the most decisive turning points in the history of the world have been battles. More than just conflicts between armies, such moments often represent fundamental clashes among rival religions; cultures; /5.

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Creasy Hardcover Book dated in Very Good to Excellent Condition with some age related shelf wear Rating: % positive. Originally published on my blog here in August General Fuller's analysis of decisive battles and their effects is one of the classics of military history in English.

Its editing by John Terraine into two volumes concentrating on those battles fought in Europe and the Middle East has made the work a great deal more accessible/5.

The Paperback of the Fifteen Decisive Battles of the Western World (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading) by Edward Shepherd Creasy at Barnes & Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book AnnexMembershipEducatorsGift CardsStores & EventsHelpBrand: Barnes & Noble.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Creasy, Edward Shepherd, Decisive battles of the world. New York: Collier, (OCoLC) The Fifteen Decisive Battles Of The World by Creasy, E.S. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo (Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor) Published May 3rd by Dover by: The Battle of Marathon, B.C.

--Defeat of the Athenians at Syracuse, B.C. --The Battle of Arbela, B.C. --The Battle of the Metaurus, B.C. --Victory of Arminius over the Roman legions under Varus, A.D. 9 --The Battle of Châlons, A.D. --The Battle of Tours, A.D.

--The Battle of Hastings, A.D. --Joan of Arc's victory. --The Battle of Chalons, --The Battle of Tours, --The Battle of Hastings, --Joan of Arc's victory over the English at Orleans, --The defeat of the Spanish armada, --The Battle of Blenheim, --The Battle of Pultowa, --Victory of the Americans over Burgoyne at Saratoga, --The Battle of Valmy, --The Battle.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Creasy, Edward Shepherd, Sir, Decisive battles of the world.

New York, D. Appleton and company, This is an excellent survey of some of the most important/decisive battles in world history. This is an overview of battles that made a difference, whether that means they were a turning point in the history of empires, or the introduction of a game-changing technology, or whether they were the most important/indicative of a series of battles.