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Splendid Read!, 29 July 2006
I was required to read Professor Carey's "Warfare in the Ancient World" as a reader for his Ancient Military History class at the American Military University. This book proved to be a splendid companion to his class, providing me with cogent battle analysis and an outstanding overview of strategy, tactics and martial technologies over a 3,500 year period. I highly recommend this monograph to anyone wanting to understand how war was waged on the ancient battlefields of the Near East and Europe.