The Resource The battles that changed history, Fletcher Pratt ; [maps and typography by Edward Gorey], (electronic resource)

The battles that changed history, Fletcher Pratt ; [maps and typography by Edward Gorey], (electronic resource)

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The battles that changed history
Title
The battles that changed history
Statement of responsibility
Fletcher Pratt ; [maps and typography by Edward Gorey]
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Language
eng
Summary
Profiles of 16 decisive struggles from ancient and modern times. Gripping accounts range from Alexander the Great's overthrow of the Persian empire in the 4th century BC to World War II's Battle of Midway. Pratt depicts the circumstances leading up to the decisive clashes, the personalities involved, and the historically important aftermath. 27 maps
Cataloging source
VALIL
Dewey number
904/.7
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D25.5
LC item number
.P73 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
The battles that changed history, Fletcher Pratt ; [maps and typography by Edward Gorey], (electronic resource)
Label
The battles that changed history, Fletcher Pratt ; [maps and typography by Edward Gorey], (electronic resource)
Link
https://tulsalibrary.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/ZnJlYWQ6OTc4MDQ4NjMxODk0Mzpl
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1st ed. Garden City, N.Y. : Hanover House, c1956
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Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 338-340) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • 57
  • 4.
  • Kadisiyah and the Cost of Conquest
  • 74
  • 5.
  • Las Navas de Tolosa and Why the Americas Were Conquered
  • 92
  • 6.
  • Jeanne d'Arc and the Non-Conquest of England
  • 111
  • 1.
  • 7.
  • Vienna and the Failure to Complete the Crescent
  • 131
  • 8.
  • Leyden and the Foundation of Sea Power
  • 151
  • 9.
  • Gustavus Adolphus and the End of the Middle Ages
  • 170
  • 10.
  • Arbela and the Man Who Would Be God
  • Interlude; the Day of Inadequate Decisions
  • 195
  • 11.
  • Frederick the Great and the Unacceptable Decision
  • 205
  • 12.
  • Quebec, Quiberon, America
  • 227
  • 13.
  • Why the American Revolution Succeeded
  • 19
  • 246
  • 14.
  • Trafalgar, Austerlitz, and the Fall and Rise of Empire
  • 268
  • 15.
  • The Things Decided at Vicksburg
  • 293
  • 16.
  • More than Midway
  • 316
  • 2.
  • The Red King at Beneventum
  • 41
  • 3.
  • Fighting in the Streets and the Future of Order
Control code
ocn853623233
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unknown
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Extent
1 online resource (348 p.)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780486318943
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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