The Encyclopedia of Invasions & Conquests

Editor: Davis, Paul K.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Grey House Publishing

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-68217-100-4
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 122
Book Status: Available
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This authoritative, well-organized, clearly written volume will prove invaluable for a variety of readers, including high school students, military historians, members of the armed forces, history buffs, and hobbyists, and will be a useful resource for both university and public library reference collections.

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Table of Contents

  • LIST OF MAPS
  • PREFACE
  • LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS
  • SECTION ONE: ENTRIES
  • PART 1: THE ANCIENT WORLD
  • Warfare in the Ancient World
  • Assyrian Empire
  • Canaan, Israelite Invasion of
  • Chaldean (Neo-Babylonian) Empire, Expansion of
  • Cyrus the Great
  • Egypt, Hyksos Invasion of
  • Hittites, Expansion of
  • India, Aryan Invasion of
  • Kush, Expansion of
  • Palestine, Egyptian Invasions of
  • Persian Empire, expansion of
  • Sargon the Great
  • (Z) Chou Dynasty, Expansion of
  • PART 2: THE CLASSICAL WORLD
  • Warfare In The Classical Era
  • Alexander the Great
  • Augustus, Caesar
  • Britain, Roman Conquest of
  • Caesar, Julius
  • Carthage, Expansion of
  • Carthage, Roman Invasion of (Third Punic War)
  • Ch'in Dynasty
  • Constantine, Emperor
  • Egypt, Alexander's Conquest of
  • Gaul, Roman Conquest of
  • Germany, Roman Invasion of
  • Greece, Persian Invasion of
  • Greece, Roman Conquest Of
  • Han Dynasty
  • Hannibal
  • India, Alexander's Invasion of
  • Italy, Carthaginian Invasion of (Second Punic War)
  • Italy, Roman conquest of
  • Mauryan Empire
  • Persia, Alexander's Conquest of
  • Philip of Macedon
  • Ptolemaic Dynasty
  • Seleucid Empire
  • Sicily, Roman Conquest of (First Punic War)
  • Spain, Roman Conquest of
  • PART 3: THE DARK AND MIDDLE AGES
  • Warfare in the Dark and Middle Ages
  • Avars
  • Axum, Expansion of
  • Britain, Norman Invasion of
  • Bulgars
  • Byzantine Empire
  • Carolingian Dynasty
  • China, Khitan Invasion of
  • China, Mongol Conquest of
  • Crusades
  • England, Viking Conquest of
  • Europe, Mongol Invasion of
  • France, Muslim invasion of
  • France, Viking Invasion of
  • Franks
  • Genghis Khan
  • Ghana, Almoravid Invasion of
  • The Ghaznavids
  • Gupta Empire
  • Hundred Years’ War
  • Huns
  • India, Kushan Invasion of
  • India, Muslim Invasion of
  • Ireland, English Invasion of
  • Ireland, Viking Invasions of
  • Italy and Sicily, Norman Conquest of
  • Japan, Mongol Invasions of
  • Justinian
  • Khmer Kingdom
  • Korea, Mongol Invasion of
  • Kubilai Khan
  • Lombards
  • Magyars
  • Mali, Expansion of
  • Mexico, Aztec Conquest of
  • Middle East, Mongol Invasion of the
  • Middle East, Muslim Conquest of the
  • Ming Dynasty
  • North Africa, Muslim conquest of
  • Ostrogoths
  • Russia, Establishment and Expansion of
  • Russia, Mongol Conquest of
  • Scotland, English Conquest of
  • Scythians
  • The Seljuks
  • Songhay, Expansion of
  • Spain, Muslim Conquest of
  • Tamurlane
  • T'ang dynasty
  • Turks
  • Vandals
  • Vietnam, Chinese Conquest of
  • Visigoths
  • PART 4: THE RENAISSANCE AND THE AGE OF EXPLORATION
  • Warfare in the Renaissance and Age of Exploration
  • Africa, Dutch Occupation in
  • Africa, Portuguese Occupation in
  • Australia, British Occupation of
  • Austria, Turkish Invasion of
  • Bohemia, German invasions of
  • Brazil, Portuguese Colonization of
  • Caribbean, European Occupation of
  • Ceylon, Dutch Occupation of
  • Ceylon, Portuguese Occupation of
  • Ching (Manchu) Dynasty
  • Cortés, Hernan
  • Cyprus, Ottoman Invasion of
  • East Indies, Dutch Occupation of the
  • England, Spanish Invasion of (Spanish Armada)
  • India, British Occupation of
  • India, French Occupation of
  • Italy, Austrian Invasion of (War of the Spanish Succession)
  • Italy, French Invasions of
  • Moghul Empire
  • Netherlands, French Invasions of the
  • North America, British Occupation of
  • North America, French Occupation of
  • Ottoman Empire
  • Palatinate, French Invasion of the (War of the League of Augsburg)
  • Portugal, Spanish Occupation of
  • Russia, Swedish Invasion of (Great Northern War)
  • Saxony, Prussian Invasion of (Seven Years’ War)
  • Silesia, Prussian Invasion of (War of the Austrian Succession)
  • Thirty Years’ War
  • Uzbeks
  • Western Hemisphere, Spanish Occupation of
  • Zulus, Expansion of
  • PART 5: THE AGE OF REVOLUTIONS AND NAPOLEON
  • Warfare In the Age of Revolutions and Napoleon
  • Austria, Napoleon's Conquest of
  • Canada, American Invasion of
  • Canada, U.S. Invasion of
  • Egypt, Napoleon's Invasion of
  • France, European Invasion of
  • Italy, Napoleon's Invasion of
  • Napoleon Buonaparte
  • New York, British Invasion of (1776)
  • New York, British Invasion of (1777)
  • Prussia, Napoleon's Invasion of
  • Russia, Napoleon's Invasion of
  • Southern United States, British Invasion of
  • United States, British Invasion of
  • PART 6: THE AGE OF EMPIRES
  • Warfare in the Age of Empires
  • Afghanistan, British Invasions of
  • Africa, French Occupations in
  • Africa, German Occupations In
  • Algeria, French Occupation of
  • Ashanti, British Conquest of
  • Ceylon, British Occupation of
  • China, British Invasion of (Opium War)
  • Congo, Belgian Occupation of
  • Cuba, U.S. Invasion of
  • Egypt, British Occupation of
  • France, Prussian Invasion of (Franco-Prussian War)
  • Indians of North America, U.S. Conquest of
  • Indochina, French Occupation of
  • Kenya, British Colonization of
  • Korea, Japanese Invasion of (Sino-Japanese War)
  • Mexico, French Occupation of
  • Mexico, U.S. Invasion of
  • New Zealand, British Occupation of
  • Paraguayan War
  • Philippines, U.S. Occupation of the
  • Puerto Rico, U.S. Invasion of
  • Singapore, British Occupation of
  • Somalia, European Colonization of
  • South Africa, British Occupation of
  • Uganda, British Occupation of
  • War of the Pacific
  • Zululand, British Invasion of
  • PART 7: THE 20TH-21ST CENTURIES
  • Warfare in the 20th-21st Centuries
  • Afghanistan, Soviet Invasion of
  • Afghanistan, U.N. Invasion of
  • Albania, Italian Conquest of
  • Austria, Nazi Occupation of
  • Balkans, Nazi Invasion of
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbian Invasion of
  • Britain, Nazi Invasion of (Battle of Britain)
  • Burma, Japanese Invasion of
  • Chechnya, Russian invasions of
  • China, Japanese Invasion of
  • Cyprus, Turkish Invasion of
  • Czechoslovakia, Nazi Occupation of
  • Czechoslovakia, Warsaw Pact invasion of (1968)
  • Dutch East Indies, Japanese Invasion of
  • East Africa, British Invasion of
  • Egypt, Italian Invasion of
  • Eisenhower, Dwight David
  • Ethiopia, Italian Invasion of
  • Falkland Islands, Argentine invasion of
  • Finland, Soviet Invasion of
  • France, Allied Invasion of
  • France, German Invasion of
  • France, Nazi Invasion of
  • Germany, Soviet Invasion of
  • Grenada, U.S. Invasion of
  • Hitler, Adolf
  • Hungary, Soviet invasion of (1956)
  • Immigration Or Invasion?
  • Iran, Iraqi invasion of
  • Iraq, US/Coalition Invasion of
  • Israel, Arab Invasion of (Yom Kippur War)
  • Italy, Allied Invasion of
  • Kuwait, Iraqi Invasion of
  • Latin America, U.S. Interventions in
  • Libya, Italian Occupation of
  • MacArthur, Douglas
  • Manchuria, Japanese Invasion of (1904) (Russo-Japanese War)
  • Manchuria, Japanese Invasion of (1931)
  • Mesopotamia, British Invasion of
  • Midway, Japanese Invasion of
  • Mussolini, Benito
  • New Guinea, Japanese Invasion of
  • North Africa, U.S. Invasion of
  • Norway and Denmark, Nazi Invasion of
  • Pacific Islands, U.S. Conquest of
  • Panama, U.S. Invasion of
  • Philippines, Japanese Invasion of the
  • Philippines, U.S. Invasion of the
  • Poland, Nazi Conquest of
  • Rhineland, Nazi Occupation of the
  • Russia, German Invasion of
  • Sicily, Allied Invasion of
  • Sinai, Israeli Invasion of (1956) (Suez Crisis)
  • Sinai, Israeli Invasion of (1967) (Six-Day War)
  • Singapore and Malaya, Japanese Conquest of
  • South Korea, North Korean Invasion of (Korean War)
  • Soviet Union, Nazi Invasion of the
  • Turkey, British Invasion of
  • Ukraine, Russian invasion of/ Russian Annexation of Crimea
  • SECTION TWO: READINGS
  • Introduction
  • Text of the Armant Stela 1456 B.C
  • The Peace of Nicias, 421
  • Truce of God - Bishopric of Terouanne, 1063
  • Decree of the Emperor Henry IV Concerning a Truce of God 1085
  • Fulcher of Chartres, 1095
  • Peace of the Land Established by Frederick Barbarossa, 1152-1157
  • Constitution of the United Stated of America, 1787
  • Red Cross Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded in Armies in the Field, August 22, 1864
  • Final Act of the International Peace Conference, 1899
  • Final Act of the Second International Peace Conference, 1907
  • Laws of War: Hague Convention, 1907
  • General Pact for the Renunciation of War-Signed at Paris, 1928
  • Kellogg-Briand Pact, 1928
  • Directive No. 1 for the Conduct of the War Berlin, 31 August 1939
  • Proclamation by Adolf Hitler, Chancellor of the Reich, to the German Army, 1939
  • Three-Power Pact among Germany, Italy, and Japan, Signed at Berlin, 1940
  • Text of Franklin D. Roosevelt's Speech to Congress and the Nation Following the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor, 1941
  • Patton's speech to the Third Army, June 5th, 1944: The Allied invasion of Normandy, France, (D-Day) took place the next day
  • Selections from the Charter of the United Nations, 1945
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948
  • The North Atlantic Treaty, 1949
  • Excerpts from The Dayton Peace Accords: General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1995
  • Not-so-Sacred Borders, 1999
  • Frontline: Give War a Chance The Uses of Military Force, 1999
  • September 11, 2001: Attack on America Joint Resolution Introduced in the House September 13, 2001
  • Supreme Court Cases Reviewing the War and Treaty Powers of the U.S. Constitution, 1863-2004
  • Just-war Theory
  • SECTION THREE: HISTORICAL TIME LINE OF ENTRIES
  • SECTION FOUR: BIBLIOGRAPHY