Carnage and culture : landmark battles in the rise of Western power (Book, 2002) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Carnage and culture : landmark battles in the rise of Western power

Author: Victor Davis Hanson
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2002.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Davis Hanson
ISBN: 0385720386 9780385720380
OCLC Number: 1030422972
Description: xvii, 506 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Salamis, Sept. 28, 480 B.C. --
Guagamela, Oct. 1, 331 B.C. --
Cannae, Aug. 2, 216 B.C. --
Poitiers, Oct. 11, 732 --
Tenochtitlán, June 24, 1520-Aug. 13, 1521 --
Lepanto, Oct. 7, 1571 --
Rorke's Drift, Jan. 22-23, 1879 --
Midway, June 4-8, 1942 --
Tet, Jan. 31-Apr. 6, 1968 --
Western warfare : past and future.
Responsibility: Victor Davis Hanson.
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by jbmaxwell (WorldCat user published 2020-10-17) Excellent Permalink

Book was an excellent read and modified my ideas about environmental determinism.  The consistent themes outlined with each example rings true and its humorous to see how the PC culture would grit its teeth without coming up with a believable alternative.  Environmental determinism seems...
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