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Encyclopedia of Invasions and Conquests from Ancient Times to the Present (3rd edition)

Encyclopedia of Invasions and Conquests from Ancient Times to the Present (3rd edition) Geography, biography and history Reference Reviews Volume 32 · Number 1 · 2018 · 29-33 index. Davis provided a thorough, though RR 2018/026 slightly flawed, index. With 1,527 indexed terms, it is easy to search for terms and topics in this Encyclopedia of Invasions and Conquests 600-page tome. from Ancient Times to the Present This third edition of the Encyclopedia of (3rd edition) Invasions and Conquests is highly recommended Paul K. Davis to all high school, public and academic libraries. This source is not geared to one specific Grey House Publishing demographicand canbeeasilyutilizedbyyoung Amenia, NY adults in school, bachelor or graduate students, educators and subject specialists, as well as xvii 1 642 pp. hobbyists. The Encyclopedia is laid out well and ISBN 978 1 68217 100 4 (print) is easy to navigate while covering warfare from the ancient world through to the twenty-first ISBN 978 1 68217 101 1 (e-book) century. Unlike most encyclopedias, Davis has $165 incorporated additional readings and time Keywords Conflict, Encyclopedias, History, Military actions period overviews so that users can easily understand the context in which the entries Review DOI 10.1108/RR-08-2017-0180 occurred. I strongly encourage libraries with a Twenty years after the first edition, Paul K. highly used reference collection, a community Davis has edited the third edition of this that strongly participates in National History comprehensive tome, Encyclopedia of Invasions Day, or patrons interested in military history, to and Conquests from Ancient Times to the Present. purchase this Encyclopedia for their collection. Davis is a well-known historian with multiple Academic libraries that are attached to published books, all focusing on warfare, battle, organizations with strong history, public history and warriors, who once again provides an or park preservation programmes are also excellent reference source. The third edition is a encouraged to purchase. 600-page comprehensive source that can be Jennifer Koenig Johnson used by hobbyists, academics and students. The Reference Librarian, Springdale Public Library, third edition not only updates the content of the Springdale, Arkansas, USA second edition to include invasions and conflicts through 2016 but it also includes additional readings, maps, historical timeline RR 2018/027 events and section introductions. Encyclopedia of Local History (3rd edition) The Encyclopedia is laid out in an easy-to- Edited by Amy H. Wilson navigate and use format. It consists of a list of maps (97 total), preface, list of contributors (12 Rowman & Littlefield total), entries (227 total), readings (28 total), Lanham, MD and London historical timeline of entries, bibliography and an index. The third edition includes an introduction xii 1 802 pp. to each of the following sections: Ancient World ISBN 978 1 4422 7877 6 (13 entries), Classical World (26 entries), Dark and Middle Ages (53 entries), Renaissance and ISBN 978 1 4422 7878 3 Age of Exploration (33 entries), Age of £95 $145 (print); £90 $137 (e-book) Revolutions and Napoleon (14 entries), Age of American Association for State and Local History Book Series Empires (28 entries) and 20th-21st Centuries (60 entries). Each entry also includes see also Keywords Encyclopedias, Local history, History references to entries with similar or related Review DOI 10.1108/RR-07-2017-0172 content. The introductions provide an overview Now in its third edition following close on the of warfare in each section which was excluded in heels of the second of 2013 (RR 2014/034), this previous editions. The historical timeline consists of 232 items that range from 2,300 BCE highly regarded work reflects changing approaches to 2016 CE. Davis researched and utilized 584 to local history. It is strongly focussed towards local history in the USA and Canada but with sources, citing them all in the bibliography. This single chapters on the British home nations, is an incredible number of sources, which ranges Australia, Guam and New Zealand. A particular from the ancient and classical period to current publications. This in-depth research is reflected strength is its full coverage of local history state by in the high quality of comprehensive entries, state in the USA and Canada. American state some of which provide overviews while others are historical societies are impressive and each one is more detailed. No matter how good the source given detailed coverage on their libraries and or quality of sources, a book is only as good as its publications. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Reference Reviews Emerald Publishing

Encyclopedia of Invasions and Conquests from Ancient Times to the Present (3rd edition)

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Geography, biography and history Reference Reviews Volume 32 · Number 1 · 2018 · 29-33 index. Davis provided a thorough, though RR 2018/026 slightly flawed, index. With 1,527 indexed terms, it is easy to search for terms and topics in this Encyclopedia of Invasions and Conquests 600-page tome. from Ancient Times to the Present This third edition of the Encyclopedia of (3rd edition) Invasions and Conquests is highly recommended Paul K. Davis to all high school, public and academic libraries. This source is not geared to one specific Grey House Publishing demographicand canbeeasilyutilizedbyyoung Amenia, NY adults in school, bachelor or graduate students, educators and subject specialists, as well as xvii 1 642 pp. hobbyists. The Encyclopedia is laid out well and ISBN 978 1 68217 100 4 (print) is easy to navigate while covering warfare from the ancient world through to the twenty-first ISBN 978 1 68217 101 1 (e-book) century. Unlike most encyclopedias, Davis has $165 incorporated additional readings and time Keywords Conflict, Encyclopedias, History, Military actions period overviews so that users can easily understand the context in which the entries Review DOI 10.1108/RR-08-2017-0180 occurred. I strongly encourage libraries with a Twenty years after the first edition, Paul K. highly used reference collection, a community Davis has edited the third edition of this that strongly participates in National History comprehensive tome, Encyclopedia of Invasions Day, or patrons interested in military history, to and Conquests from Ancient Times to the Present. purchase this Encyclopedia for their collection. Davis is a well-known historian with multiple Academic libraries that are attached to published books, all focusing on warfare, battle, organizations with strong history, public history and warriors, who once again provides an or park preservation programmes are also excellent reference source. The third edition is a encouraged to purchase. 600-page comprehensive source that can be Jennifer Koenig Johnson used by hobbyists, academics and students. The Reference Librarian, Springdale Public Library, third edition not only updates the content of the Springdale, Arkansas, USA second edition to include invasions and conflicts through 2016 but it also includes additional readings, maps, historical timeline RR 2018/027 events and section introductions. Encyclopedia of Local History (3rd edition) The Encyclopedia is laid out in an easy-to- Edited by Amy H. Wilson navigate and use format. It consists of a list of maps (97 total), preface, list of contributors (12 Rowman & Littlefield total), entries (227 total), readings (28 total), Lanham, MD and London historical timeline of entries, bibliography and an index. The third edition includes an introduction xii 1 802 pp. to each of the following sections: Ancient World ISBN 978 1 4422 7877 6 (13 entries), Classical World (26 entries), Dark and Middle Ages (53 entries), Renaissance and ISBN 978 1 4422 7878 3 Age of Exploration (33 entries), Age of £95 $145 (print); £90 $137 (e-book) Revolutions and Napoleon (14 entries), Age of American Association for State and Local History Book Series Empires (28 entries) and 20th-21st Centuries (60 entries). Each entry also includes see also Keywords Encyclopedias, Local history, History references to entries with similar or related Review DOI 10.1108/RR-07-2017-0172 content. The introductions provide an overview Now in its third edition following close on the of warfare in each section which was excluded in heels of the second of 2013 (RR 2014/034), this previous editions. The historical timeline consists of 232 items that range from 2,300 BCE highly regarded work reflects changing approaches to 2016 CE. Davis researched and utilized 584 to local history. It is strongly focussed towards local history in the USA and Canada but with sources, citing them all in the bibliography. This single chapters on the British home nations, is an incredible number of sources, which ranges Australia, Guam and New Zealand. A particular from the ancient and classical period to current publications. This in-depth research is reflected strength is its full coverage of local history state by in the high quality of comprehensive entries, state in the USA and Canada. American state some of which provide overviews while others are historical societies are impressive and each one is more detailed. No matter how good the source given detailed coverage on their libraries and or quality of sources, a book is only as good as its publications.

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