Download A Basic Manual of Military Small Arms by W. H. B. Smith PDF

By W. H. B. Smith

;A easy handbook of army Small palms КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: A easy guide of army Small palms Автор: W.H.B.Smith Издательство:Military carrier Publishing Год: 1943 Язык: english Страниц: 218 Формат: pdf Размер: 60,65(+3%)mbОсновные руководства по армейскому стрелковому оружию, американскому, британскому, русскому, германскому, итальянскому, японскому и других стран. Скачатьifolderзеркало zero

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Download Arming Slaves: From Classical Times to the Modern Age by Christopher Leslie Brown, Philip D. Morgan PDF

By Christopher Leslie Brown, Philip D. Morgan

ISBN-10: 0300109008

ISBN-13: 9780300109009

Arming slaves as infantrymen is a counterintuitive suggestion. but all through historical past, in lots of different societies, slaveholders have entrusted slaves with using lethal strength. This publication is the 1st to survey the perform commonly throughout area and time, encompassing the cultures of classical Greece, the early Islamic kingdoms of the close to East, West and East Africa, the British and French Caribbean, the U.S., and Latin America.

To facilitate cross-cultural comparisons, every one bankruptcy addresses 4 the most important concerns: the social and cultural proof concerning the arming of slaves, the event of slave squaddies, the ideological origins and outcomes of equipping enslaved peoples for conflict, and the impression of the perform at the prestige of slaves and slavery itself. What emerges from the e-book is a brand new ancient knowing: the arming of slaves is neither unusual nor paradoxical yet is in its place either predictable and explicable.

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Download The History of Leo the Deacon: Byzantine Military Expansion by Alice-Mary Talbot, Denis F. Sullivan PDF

By Alice-Mary Talbot, Denis F. Sullivan

ISBN-10: 0884023060

ISBN-13: 9780884023067

Leo's firsthand event of the campaigns and courts of 2 Byzantine emperors offers shiny descriptions of sieges, pitched battles, and ambushes. His account of the conspiracy opposed to Nikephoros II Phokas, murdered as he slept at the flooring in entrance of his icons, is among the so much dramatic in Byzantine narrative histories. Alice-Mary Talbot and Denis Sullivan, with the help of George T. Dennis and Stamatina McGrath, comprise an intensive creation and special notes to steer the reader throughout the complicated chronology, geography, and textual content of the background. additionally integrated are 5 maps, genealogical tables, and 4 indexes.

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