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Conflicts That Changed The World by Rodney Castleden
Conflicts That Changed The World by Rodney Castleden
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Any book that claims to be an account of nearly fifty conflicts that were
turning points in history will be vulnerable to criticism that it is
superficial, and that - in someone's opinion - important conflict A was
omitted while, lesser conflict B was included. Unfortunately, the author in
this case seems determined to make these problems as real as possible. For
example, the Zulu Wars - one of many British Imperial campaigns, and one of no
special significance - is ranked alongside the First and Second World Wars.

The descriptions of the conflicts themselves are deeply flawed. The four-year
American Civil War that, according to the author,… Read more