Fields of Battle (Paperback)

The Wars for North America

By John Keegan

Vintage, 9780679746645, 384pp.

Publication Date: May 27, 1997

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At once a grand tour of the battlefields of North America and an unabashedly personal tribute to the military prowess of an essentially unwarlike people, Fields of Battle spans more than two centuries and the expanse of a continent to show how the immense spaces of North America shaped the wars that were fought on its soil. of photos.

About the Author

John Keegan’s books include The Iraq War, Intelligence in War, The First World War, The Battle for History, The Face of Battle, War and Our World, The Masks of Command, Fields of Battle, and A History of Warfare. He was the defense editor of The Daily Telegraph (London). He lived in Wiltshire, England, until his death in 2012.

Praise For Fields of Battle: The Wars for North America

"[A] magisterial narrative history, enriched by an authorial voice."--The Washington Post