War in Ancient Egypt: The New Kingdom (Ancient World at War) by Anthony J. Spalinger
War in Ancient Egypt: The New Kingdom (Ancient World at War)
Author: Anthony J. Spalinger
Title: War in Ancient Egypt: The New Kingdom (Ancient World at War)
ISBN10: 1405113715
ISBN13: 978-1405113717
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
Pages:
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (February 4, 2005)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1623 kb
Size epub: 1579 kb
Rating: 4.3 ✪
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Category: History
Subcategory: Ancient Civilizations
This book is an introduction to the war machine of New Kingdom Egypt from c. 1575 bc–1100 bc.
  • Focuses on the period in which the Egyptians created a professional army and gained control of Syria, creating an “Empire of Asia”.
  • Written by a respected Egyptologist.
  • Highlights new technological developments, such as the use of chariots and siege technology.
  • Considers the socio-political aspects of warfare, particularly the rise to power of a new group of men.
  • Evaluates the military effectiveness of the Egyptian state, looking at the logistics of warfare during this period.
  • Incorporates maps and photographs, a chronological table, and a chart of dynasties and pharaohs