IMPORTANT NOTICE: THE LIBRARY REMAINS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. HOWEVER, BOOK DROPS AND CURBSIDE DELIVERY ARE AVAILABLE. For details and other Library updates, please visit https://www.longmontcolorado.gov/departments/departments-e-m/library. To stay up-to-date on the latest City of Longmont information, please visit https://www.longmontcolorado.gov/news&l

The face of battle
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published:
New York : Penguin, 1978.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
364 pages, [8] pages of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.
Status:
Longmont Adult Nonfiction
355.409 KEE
Copies
Location
Call Number
Status
Last Check-In
Longmont Adult Nonfiction
355.409 KEE
On Shelf
Nov 23, 2019
Description
Master military historian John Keegan's groundbreaking analysis of combat and warfare The Face of Battle is military history from the battlefield: a look at the direct experience of individuals at the "point of maximum danger." Without the myth-making elements of rhetoric and xenophobia, and breaking away from the stylized format of battle descriptions, John Keegan has written what is probably the definitive model for military historians. And in his scrupulous reassessment of three battles representative of three different time periods, he manages to convey what the experience of combat meant for the participants, whether they were facing the arrow cloud at the battle of Agincourt, the musket balls at Waterloo, or the steel rain of the Somme. "The best military historian of our generation." -Tom Clancy
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
More Details
Language:
English
ISBN:
0140048979, 9780140048971

Notes

General Note
Includes index.
Bibliography
Bibliography: p. 345-[350].
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Keegan, J. (1978). The face of battle. New York: Penguin.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Keegan, John, 1934-2012. 1978. The Face of Battle. New York: Penguin.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Keegan, John, 1934-2012, The Face of Battle. New York: Penguin, 1978.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Keegan, John. The Face of Battle. New York: Penguin, 1978. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
f4737dd1-79c4-a195-eeb5-432c0926d663
Go To GroupedWork

Record Information

Last Sierra Extract TimeJan 20, 2020 09:06:25 PM
Last File Modification TimeMay 01, 2020 04:57:06 AM
Last Grouped Work Modification TimeMay 01, 2020 03:59:38 AM

MARC Record

LEADER01341cam a2200337 a 4500
00109183015 
003OCoLC
00520080527103900.0
008830202s19781976enkaf    b    001 0 eng c
020 |a 0140048979
020 |a 9780140048971
035 |a (OCoLC)09183015
040 |a VA@|c VA@|d VPI|d IOM|d MUQ|d OCL|d BAKER|d XY4|d YDXCP|d AFQ|d CNL|d CoBoFLC
042 |a pcc
050 4|a D25|b .K43 1978
08204|a 355.409|b K243m 1978
1001 |a Keegan, John,|d 1934-2012.
24514|a The face of battle /|c John Keegan.
260 |a New York :|b Penguin,|c 1978.
300 |a 364 p., [8] p. of plates :|b ill. ;|c 20 cm.
5050 |a Old, unhappy, far-off things -- Agincourt, 25 October 1415 -- Waterloo, 18 June 1815 -- Somme, 1 July 1916 -- Future of battle.
500 |a Includes index.
504 |a Bibliography: p. 345-[350].
650 0|a Battles.
650 0|a Military history.
907 |a .b23968448|b lg |c -
902 |a 200120
998 |b 0|c 160326|d g|e a |f -|i eng|g 4|h lg
907 |a .b23968448|b lg|c -
998 |b 1|c 160326|d g|e a|f -|g 4
945 |a 355.409 KEE|d 09-05-2019 16:53|e  - - |1 11-23-2019 15:14|g 1|h  |i 33060008280831|j 4|l lgnfa|n Horizon_Creation_Date_05-23-2008 Source_Ingram - Edifact Last_Horizon_CKO_date_11-08-2014 Horizon_CKOs_7|o -|p $16.00|q -|r -|s - |t 0|u 18|v 7|w 0|x 4|y .i3178155x|z 160330