A History of Warfare

by John Keegan

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A look at the role of warfare in human civilization probes the meaning, motivations, and methods underlying war, discusses the world's great warrior cultures, and follows the progress of human aggression. Reprint. 60,000 first printing.

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British military historian John Keegan chronicled the history of warfare from Alexander the Great to the U.S. invasion of Iraq. He died Thursday at age 78. Jerry Bauer/Random House hide caption

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