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Bronze Age warfare

by Richard Osgood

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Published by Sutton in Stroud .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bronze age -- Europe.,
  • Military art and science -- History -- To 500.,
  • Warfare, Prehistoric -- Europe.,
  • Europe -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRichard Osgood and Sarah Monks with Judith Toms.
    ContributionsMonks, Sarah., Toms, Judith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN778.2.A1 O835 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 165 p. :
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20049013M
    ISBN 100750923636

    The Bronze Age, so named because of the technological advances in metalworking and countless innovations in the manufacture and design of tools and weapons, is among the most fascinating periods in human history. Archaeology has taught us much abo.   Read "Bronze Age Warfare" by Richard Osgood available from Rakuten Kobo. The Bronze Age, so named because of the technological advances in metalworking and countless innovations in the manufact Brand: The History Press.

    This article takes a look at warfare in Bronze Age Europe, which is when ‘the warrior’ (as a distinctive social identity) emerged. It lists the five primary types of evidence that can be used to study Bronze Age warfare in Europe, namely offensive and defensive weaponry, art, palaeopathology, defended sites, and warrior burials. Each of these evidences is discussed in by: 3. This is a well organized, straightforward exposition. It covers the different regions of Europe in a systematic manner regarding the evidences for Bronze Age warfare; thus useful for the academic and informative for the layperson. The only problem is Osgood' s tendency, without good evidence, to head for Woo-woo Land and pacify the past/5(4).

    European Bronze-Age burials show a society led by warriors. The high status of warriors in Europe was displayed in the richness of their personal items, which included fancy jewelry such as bangles and pins, and beautifully decorated -Age warriors wore . This book covers the evolution of the war chariot throughout the Bronze Age, detailing its design, development and combat history - in particular its fundamental involvement at the battle of Qadesh. Chariots, the first mobile fighting vehicle, seem to have originated in Mesopotamia in .


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In response to these and many other questions, Bronze Age Warfare offers an intriguing insight into warfare and society, life and death in Europe 4, years ago. It describes the surviving evidence of conflict - fortifications, weapons and body protection, burials, human remains and pictorial evidence - and seeks to understand the role played /5(5).

Warfare in the Ancient World: From the Bronze Age to the Fall of Rome (Praeger Series on the Ancient World) by Stefan G.

Chrissanthos | out of 5 stars 6. Bronze Age Warfare. likes. Pagina dedicata agli studiosi e agli appassionati dell'Arte della Guerra dell'Età del Bronzo, indagata a °.Followers: The Bronze Age brought the first professional armies to the world.

Find out how Bronze Age technology developed new tools for warfare and changed the way battles were fought forever. Bronze Age Warfare book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Bronze Age, so named because of the technological advances in metal /5(15).

A few recent publications have been significant in raising the 'profile' of prehistoric warfare, including Ancient Warfare (John Carman & Anthony Harding, eds), Material Harm (John Carman, ed.), War before Civilization (Lawrence Keeley),Warfare in the Late Bronze Age of North Europe (Richard Osgood) and Troubled Times: Violence and Warfare in Brand: The History Press.

Warfare in Bronze Age Society - edited by Christian Horn April Warfare in Bronze Age Society takes a fresh look at warfare and its role in reshaping Bronze Age society. The Bronze Age represents the global emergence of a militarized society with a martial culture, materialized in a package of new efficient weapons that remained in use for millennia to come.

The Bronze Age came to a close early in the twelfth century b.c. with one of the worst calamities in history: over a period of several decades, destruction descended upon key cities throughout the Eastern Mediterranean, bringing to an end the Levantine, Hittite, Trojan, and Mycenaean kingdoms and plunging some lands into a dark age that would last more than four hundred years/5(2).

Warfare in pre-Columbian North America has served as an important comparandum in the archaeological study of the indirect evidence for warfare in the Neolithic. A notable example is the massacre at the Crow Creek Site in South Dakota (14th century).

Chalcolithic to Bronze Age. Bronze Age states interacted with each other through trade, warfare, migration and the spread of ideas. Prominent Bronze Age kingdoms included Sumer and. Bronze Age warfare is important in European prehistory because it marks the point when what Chapman termed “tool-weapons” or “weapon-tools” (e.g., axes, maceheads) are replaced by actual weapons without unrelated uses—most notably the sword—and by defensive armor (esp.

the shield). Bronze Age, period in the development of technology when metals were first used regularly in the manufacture of tools and weapons.

Pure copper and bronze, an alloy of copper and tin, were used indiscriminately at first; this early period is sometimes called the Copper Age. Warfare in Bronze Age Society takes a fresh look at warfare and its role in reshaping Bronze Age society. The Bronze Age represents the global emergence of a militarized society with a martial culture, materialized in a package of new efficient Author: Christian Horn.

Aegean / Sarah Monks --Neolithic Aegean --Bronze Age --Settlements and Fortifications --Burial Evidence --Palaeopathology --Weaponry --Shields --Helmets --Corselets and Greaves --Iconography --Warfare at Sea --Linear B Archives --End of the Bronze Age --Warfare at the Start of the Bronze.

The Bronze Age brought smelting and the use of bronze to make tools and weapons, which resulted in urban civilization, trade networks, and great works of art. The development of civilization was a long and complex process, and it always rested on industry and : Aleksa Vučković.

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A fascinating recent experiment has solved the mystery as to how swords were used in Bronze Age warfare and revealed how different fighting techniques spread across Europe. Many thousands of Bronze Age swords have been found in Author: Ed Whelan.

The researchers’ findings, published last week in the Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, suggest that swordplay was indeed a common and sophisticated facet of. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Osgood, Richard. Warfare in the Late Bronze Age of North Europe. Oxford: Archaeopress, (OCoLC)   Bronze Age Warfare by Richard Osgood,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(15).

1. Introducing Bronze Age warfare / Christian Horn and Kristian Kristiansen -- 2. Bronze Age encounters: violent or peaceful? / Anthony Harding -- 3. Warfare and the political economy: Europe BC / Kristian Kristiansen -- 4. Warfare vs. exchange?: thoughts on an integrative approach / Christian Horn -- 5.

Maritime warfare in Scandinavian rock art / Johan Ling and Andreas Toreld -- 6.Bronze Age Warfare (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Bronze Age Warfare. Author.

Osgood, Richard. Publisher. Sutton Publishing. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for.Warfare in Bronze Age Society takes a fresh look at warfare and its role in reshaping Bronze Age society.

The Bronze Age represents the global emergence of a militarized society with a martial culture, materialized in a package of new efficient.