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Throwing Fire: Projectile Technology through History, and: Warfare in Inner Asian History (500-1800) (review)

Throwing Fire: Projectile Technology through History, and: Warfare in Inner Asian History... journal of world history, june 2004 and environmental data to present a comprehensive survey of nearly 20,000 years of African history. For the four main groupings of African populations, he traces the evolution of material culture and provides exciting insights into the developments and exchanges in religion, technology, trade, and politics. The book provides an excellent basis for historical comparison and connection of Africa with other regions in the times we used to call prehistory. patrick manning Northeastern University Throwing Fire: Projectile Technology through History. By alfred crosby. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 206 + xii pp. $26.00 (cloth). Warfare in Inner Asian History (500­1800). Edited by nicola di cosmo. Leiden: Brill, 2002. 456 + vii pp. $112.00. Between them, these two books contribute much to military history. From the perspective of this journal, the Cosmo volume is more important, not only because it contains far more material, but also because the chapters measure up to the subject and the introduction, a verdict that can be delivered in the case of far too few edited volumes. This is largely because the individual case studies, although disparate in time and space and based on highly detailed research on http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of World History University of Hawai'I Press

Throwing Fire: Projectile Technology through History, and: Warfare in Inner Asian History (500-1800) (review)

Journal of World History , Volume 15 (2)

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journal of world history, june 2004 and environmental data to present a comprehensive survey of nearly 20,000 years of African history. For the four main groupings of African populations, he traces the evolution of material culture and provides exciting insights into the developments and exchanges in religion, technology, trade, and politics. The book provides an excellent basis for historical comparison and connection of Africa with other regions in the times we used to call prehistory. patrick manning Northeastern University Throwing Fire: Projectile Technology through History. By alfred crosby. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 206 + xii pp. $26.00 (cloth). Warfare in Inner Asian History (500­1800). Edited by nicola di cosmo. Leiden: Brill, 2002. 456 + vii pp. $112.00. Between them, these two books contribute much to military history. From the perspective of this journal, the Cosmo volume is more important, not only because it contains far more material, but also because the chapters measure up to the subject and the introduction, a verdict that can be delivered in the case of far too few edited volumes. This is largely because the individual case studies, although disparate in time and space and based on highly detailed research on

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