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Title:Mounted Warriors : From Alexander the Great and Cromwell to Stuart, Sheridan, and Custer
Price:AUD$30.00 (about USD$19.70)
ISBN:9780471783329
Item ID:LB00-257629
Quantity:1
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, USA, 2009
Edition:First
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Very Good
John Wiley & Sons, 2009, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First

Men, Horses, and All Kinds of Weapons It may startle some people to remember that, little more than a century ago, the horse was not only humanity's primary means of swift transportation, it was also a major participant in warfare. For more than four thousand years, men mounted horses and galloped at one another in large numbers, wielding clubs, axes, lances, swords, bows and arrows, pistols, rifles, and more. They charged into swarms of arrows, hales of bullets, volcanoes of cannon fire, and legions of other men on horseback, chopping, stabbing, hurling spears, and firing guns. And their exploits became the stuff of romance, drama, and legend. Mounted Warriors brings you back through the millennia to discover the beginnings and the development of warfare on horseback and meet some of the most remarkable, daring, and courageous men who ever spurred a charger from trot to gallop. You'll find out how Alexander trained Bucephalus to the saddle when all others failed, how Cromwell was transformed by battle, what several British generals had to say about Light-Horse Harry Lee, and why Phil Sheridan changed his horse's name. You'll even learn how the romantic novels of Sir Walter Scott influenced the nature of the American Civil War. The age of the cavalry charge may be past, but when you read Mounted Warriors, you'll rediscover all of its drama, pageantry, and glory. 328 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Military; Military & Warfare; ISBN/EAN: 9780471783329. Inventory No: 257629.
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