A History of the Art of War in the Sixteenth Century

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Greenhill Books, 1999 - History - 784 pages
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-- The best account of sixteenth-century warfare
-- By the author of A History of the Peninsular War

This is an unrivalled account of sixteenth-century warfare, in which Sir Charles Oman covers the Great Wars of 1494-1559; Henry VllI's continental wars; the French Wars of Religion, 1562-98; the Dutch war of independence, 1568-1603; and the Turkish offensive against Christendom.

Contemporary maps illustrate many of the actions, and add to the value of this brilliant and lucid history of the art of war.

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Oman was one of Britain's foremost historians.

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