This major and long-awaited work is the definitive history of the American Civil War by our greatest military historian.
A fascinating and highly readable study of this most topical of subjects by the most distinguished contemporary writer of military history.
'The most brilliant evocation of military experience in our time.' C. P. Snow
'John Keegan is at once the most readable and the most original of living military historians-His book is a work of massive sweep-the most remarkable study of warfare that has yet been written.' Michael Howard, New York Times Review of Books
'An unsurpassed account of the Allied invasion of France from D-Day to the liberation of Paris. As a military historian John Keegan has the qualities of the best commanders, broad strategic grasp combined with insight into the human fibre of the battlefield, and an eye to what the lessons portend.' Observer
Britain's foremost military historian, Sir John Keegan, brilliantly examines the realities of war at sea.
The war against Saddam Hussein, described and analysed by our foremost military historian.
John Keegan's The First World War is already established as the classic single volume history of the conflict. This large format edition gives an illustrative treatment both of the political and historical issues of the war, and of the experience of fighting it throughout the world on land, at sea and in the air.
A major work by our greatest military historian, acclaimed as the definitive history of the First World War, the conflict that shaped the twentieth century.
'The brilliant, vivid pictures of each subject are interspersed with reflections on the relation between society and the use of force. The framework of four masks gives the author the opportunity to display not only his encyclopaedic knowledge of military history, but also his sparkling literary skill.' Field Marshal Lord Carver, Sunday Telegraph
In 1998 the BBC Reith Lectures were given by John Keegan, the most distinguished military historian alive today. Their subject was war-its origins, its history and its future-and in this book based on the lectures John Keegan has distilled all his thoughts on warfare and its social implications.
An outstanding history of the Second World War by one of our most distinguished historians.
A guided tour of the controversies surrounding the history and interpretation of World War 11 from this century's most distinguished military historian.
'He writes better on war than anyone else in the English-speaking world... A delight' - Sunday Telegraph