From Chariot to Tank, the Astounding Rise and Fall of the World's First War Machine

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WW Norton
A cross-cultural study of chariot warfare detailing the chariot's use as a war machine right across the Old World, from Ireland to Korea as well as its ceremonial and religious use in the days of early Mesopotamia right up to twentieth-century filmmakers.

Baker & Taylor
Traces the rise and fall of chariot use in civilizations throughout the ancient world, recounting key military confrontations in which the chariot played a significant role in the outcome of battles and directly impacted the fates of nations, in an account that also reveals the chariot's role in sports, as a religious symbol, and as an element in literature and film.

Publisher: Woodstock, NY : Overlook Press, 2005
ISBN: 9781585676675
Branch Call Number: 357.1 COTTE
Characteristics: viii, 344 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm


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