Perilous Glory:

The Rise of Western Military Power
Author(s): 
France, John
ISBN: 
9780300197174
Date published: 
September 2013
Paperback
Price: 
£14.99

Taking into account wars waged by virtually all civilizations since the beginning of recorded history, the author finds that despite enormous cultural differences, war was conducted in distinctly similar ways right up to the Military Revolution and the pursuit of technological warfare in the nineteenth century.