Over 8,500 battles and sieges are covered-easily the most exhaustive
reference source on this basic aspect of military history. Thoroughly
vetted by an expert board of period and regional experts, this
dictionary offers easy to find A-Z entries that cover conflicts from
practically every era and place of human history. In addition to
exhaustive coverage of World War II, World War I, the American Civil
War, medieval wars, and conflicts during the classical era, this
dictionary covers battles fought in pre-modern Africa, the Middle East,
Ancient and Medieval India, China, and Japan, and early meso-American
warfare as well. Going well beyond the typical greatest or most
influential battle format, The Dictionary of Battles and Sieges offers
readers information they would be hard-pressed to find anywhere else.
Entries were reviewed by area and period experts to ensure accuracy and
to provide the broadest coverage possible.