EBOOK or PDF (Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700) å Erik Hildinger


  • Paperback
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  • Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700
  • Erik Hildinger
  • English
  • 09 August 2020
  • 9780306810657

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  1. says: CHARACTERS Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700 FREE READ ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB · Erik Hildinger Erik Hildinger · 6 CHARACTERS

    EBOOK or PDF (Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700) å Erik Hildinger An excellent though dry for non military history types review of the history and tactics of the warriors of the Steppe The book starts with a general description of the nomadic lifestyle as well as looking at the tactics they use The light cavalry with the emphasis on archery has been the staple of all the nomadic steppes peoples The book then goes through the centuries focusing on particular Steppe peoples who have made an impact on histor

  2. says: FREE READ ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB · Erik Hildinger EBOOK or PDF (Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700) å Erik Hildinger

    FREE READ ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB · Erik Hildinger EBOOK or PDF (Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700) å Erik Hildinger Erik Hildinger · 6 CHARACTERS Excellent read and easy to understand for those that know nothing of Central Asia or nomadic cultures I like how he gave a larger view and built on the “pinball affect” that nomadic people played on world history overall

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    CHARACTERS Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700 Erik Hildinger · 6 CHARACTERS FREE READ ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB · Erik Hildinger Warriors of the Steppe is dry but informative following in the proud tradition of history books That said it tells a reasonably comp

  4. says: EBOOK or PDF (Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700) å Erik Hildinger Erik Hildinger · 6 CHARACTERS CHARACTERS Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700

    EBOOK or PDF (Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700) å Erik Hildinger Erik Hildinger · 6 CHARACTERS FREE READ ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB · Erik Hildinger noticed several factual errors in the chapter on Scythians one glaring error is that he stated Scythians kept the bow and arrows in separate cases when they were in fact known for keeping them together in a single case This author is not a historian he is a lawyerhe also seems uite disrespectful of the nomads he refers to them as primitive b

  5. says: EBOOK or PDF (Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700) å Erik Hildinger

    CHARACTERS Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700 EBOOK or PDF (Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700) å Erik Hildinger Erik Hildinger · 6 CHARACTERS If you know nothing about steppe cultures and are interested primarily in military matters this isn't a bad read the author has some good discussions of the weaponry of the steppe people and their startegytactics In partic

  6. says: CHARACTERS Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700 Erik Hildinger · 6 CHARACTERS FREE READ ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB · Erik Hildinger

    EBOOK or PDF (Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700) å Erik Hildinger A very solid easily read book on the nature of nomadic horse tribes of the last few millenia The Huns Mongols Manchus and others share

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    FREE READ ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB · Erik Hildinger Erik Hildinger · 6 CHARACTERS EBOOK or PDF (Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700) å Erik Hildinger Clear and succinct a pleasure to read

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    FREE READ ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB · Erik Hildinger Erik Hildinger · 6 CHARACTERS CHARACTERS Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700 A very well done if somewhat cursory look into the history of the martial steppe peoples Despite the subtitle the book is less a military histo

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    EBOOK or PDF (Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700) å Erik Hildinger FREE READ ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB · Erik Hildinger CHARACTERS Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700 I enjoyed reading this book about the world of the Central Asian and Mongolian steppe warriors and their campaigns into Russia China Europe a

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    EBOOK or PDF (Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700) å Erik Hildinger FREE READ ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB · Erik Hildinger Dense but I loved every part of it He takes data from several sources and shows you how the warriors of the steppe remained the same through all history and how much havok this caused They perfected their life according to their landscape and with that attacked Europe China Russia and the Middle east Their strategies are discussed thoroughly and much attention to giants like Chinggis Khan and Tamerlane

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Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700

Erik Hildinger · 6 CHARACTERS CHARACTERS Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700 î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Chinese or medieval Erik Hildinger introduces the most important of these raiders as well as a host of other tribes and examines in detail their tactics strategies and weaponry a form of highly mobile and defensive warfare that even armies of today can learn from. A very well done if somewhat cursory look into the history of the martial steppe peoples Despite the subtitle the book is less a military history of Central Asia though that is touched upon than it is a treatise on the Steppe way of warfare Hildinger does a fine job in displaying the differences in form and function of nomadic as opposed to sedentary nomadic and sedentary being the civilizational types warfare Hildinger does his best to at least highlight all of the major Steppe peoples which interacted with the great sedentary civilizations of Europe Russia the Middle East India and China Typically he will take one or at most two key battles to highlight the way of war of each individual tribal and or ethnic grouping Personally I found his approach mostly sound though it did tend to bounce around a tad and some chapters such as the one on the Crimean Tatars had a tendency to meander The book is strongest when discussing the ways in which the successful sedentary peoples namely the Romans Western and Eastern and the Arabs responded to and countered the nomadic way of war namely by adopting at least portions of the steppe warriors doctrine This enabled them to endure and in many cases triumph against the far mobile and agile forces of various steppe warlords and Khans Other times like with the Khwarezm Persians the Russians or the Chinese the nomadic way of warfare dominated and all three of these cultures faced periods of rule via steppe warlords In the end however it was the massed use of firearms and artillery combined with cavalry which defeated forever the nomadicsteppe way of warfare As the Romans had demonstrated and as musket armed infantry would remind the steppe peoples was that highly disciplined infantry can at least eventually triumph over a mounted foe if the infantry is well euipped and disciplined enough to maintain tactical cohesion and not be overawed by their foesAnd in this not only a way of war but a way of life began to vanish from the world Despite the fact this work has a tendency to meander it is a very good look at Steppe warfare and some of the notable peoples who once dominated the world Darkness Before Dawn upon than it is a treatise on the Steppe way of warfare Hildinger does a fine job in displaying the differences in form and function of nomadic as opposed to sedentary nomadic and sedentary being the civilizational types warfare Hildinger does his best to at least highlight all of the major Steppe peoples which interacted with the great sedentary civilizations of Europe Russia the Middle East India and China Typically he will take one or at most two key battles to highlight the way of war of each individual tribal and or ethnic grouping Personally I found his approach mostly sound though it did tend to bounce around a tad and some chapters such as the one on the Crimean Tatars had a tendency to meander The book is strongest when discussing the ways in which the successful sedentary peoples namely the Romans Western and Eastern and the Arabs responded to and countered the nomadic way of war namely by adopting at least portions of the steppe warriors doctrine This enabled them to endure and in many cases triumph against the far mobile and agile forces of various steppe warlords and Khans Other times like with the Khwarezm Persians the Russians or the Chinese the nomadic way of warfare dominated and all three of these cultures faced periods of rule via steppe warlords In the end however it was the massed Enlightenment Now The Case for Reason Science Humanism and Progress use of firearms and artillery combined with cavalry which defeated forever the nomadicsteppe way of warfare As the Romans had demonstrated and as musket armed infantry would remind the steppe peoples was that highly disciplined infantry can at least eventually triumph over a mounted foe if the infantry is well euipped and disciplined enough to maintain tactical cohesion and not be overawed by their foesAnd in this not only a way of war but a way of life began to vanish from the world Despite the fact this work has a tendency to meander it is a very good look at Steppe warfare and some of the notable peoples who once dominated the world

FREE READ ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB · Erik Hildinger

Erik Hildinger · 6 CHARACTERS CHARACTERS Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700 î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB The nomadic peoples of central Asia Huns Bulgars Magyars Mongols are still known to us for their legendary fighters Attila Genghis Khan and Timur Lenk Tamerlane as well as for their feats of calculated brutality Timur Lenk would leave piles of severed heads in hi. An excellent though dry for non military history types review of the history and tactics of the warriors of the Steppe The book starts with a general description of the nomadic lifestyle as well as looking at the tactics they use The light cavalry with the emphasis on archery has been the staple of all the nomadic steppes peoples The book then goes through the centuries focusing on particular Steppe peoples who have made an impact on history The Scythians and Sarmatians come first during the era of the 5th century BCE the Sarmatians coming in 54 BCE lead off the first of the Steppe peoples who used their light cavalry tactics to great result The Sarmatians would go on to become the basis for the Heavy Cavalry of mounted knights in the WestAround 387 AD we run into the infamous Huns and their leader Atilla With the Huns we also see a synthesis between Roman tactics and the Steppe tactics since the Huns served as auxiliary forces for certain Roman Emperors We then move on to the 600 s AD to look at the tactics and history of the Avars Bulgars and MagyarsThe next group is the Seljuks around 1070 AD on who conflicted with Western forces during the Crusades It is an interesting look at the difference between heavy cavalry using shock assault the Western Knights versus the light cavalry using archery The Steppes peoplesTwo chapters are devoted to the Mongols the most famous of the Steppe raiders and their campaigns The tactics of the most successful of the Steppe peoples the Mongols are detailed and explained The chapters cover the consolidation of the tribes under Ghengis their campaigns in the East and WestThe Mamluks of the 1200 s are the next tribe studied Their campaigns against Crusaders and the Mongols are very interestingFrom the Mamluks we move on to Timur Lenk aka Tamerlane Timur the Lame etc of the early 1400 s and his campaigns against the Kipchaks other Sultanates and the invasion of India s Delhi SultanateThe last two groups the Crimean Tartars and the Manchu of China finish out the story of the Steppe peoples It is intrsuctive that their tactical style was functional for than thirty five centuries Only the coming of gunpowder would signal the death knell of their tacticsA nice overview of the tactics and the histories of the famous Steppe warriors of history If you enjoy history and especially if you like military history you will enjoy this interesting book

CHARACTERS Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700

Erik Hildinger · 6 CHARACTERS CHARACTERS Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700 î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB S conuered cities; another tribe sent nine sacks of ears to their khan Less studied is the remarkable effectiveness of their battle techniues For two thousand years these horse archer armies were an unstoppable force to sedentary peoples be they Romans Crusaders. A very solid easily read book on the nature of nomadic horse tribes of the last few millenia The Huns Mongols Manchus and others share many core traits that enabled them to raid and conuer vast areas until the development of relatively modern gunpowder weapons Most students of history will find this book educational and somewhat entertaining Carl Webers Kingpins until the development of relatively modern gunpowder weapons Most students of history will find this book educational and somewhat entertaining