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.
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.
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August 7, 2012 Keegan spent his life studying war, but he never fought in one and described himself as more or less a pacifist. The British military historian, who died last week at age 78, chronicled the history of warfare from Alexander the Great to the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
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