[Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700] EBOOK FREE

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

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FREE DOWNLOAD ↠ Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700 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. Clear and succinct a pleasure to read

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FREE DOWNLOAD ↠ Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700 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. 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 barbaric and uncivilized I stopped reading when I encountered this opinion it is difficult to image Sarmatians using women in actual combat this is in reference to archeological graves which contained Sarmatian women in full armour if it s too difficult for you to imagine when the evidence is indisputable how can we trust anything you write Windburn 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. noticed several factual errors in the chapter on Scythians one glaring error is that he stated Scythians Light Traveling kept the bow and arrows in separate cases when they were in fact Knights vs Dinosaurs known for Knights vs Dinosaurs 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 barbaric and uncivilized I stopped reading when I encountered this opinion it is difficult to image Sarmatians using women in actual combat this is in reference to archeological graves which contained Sarmatian women in full armour if it s too difficult for you to imagine when the evidence is indisputable how can we trust anything you write

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FREE DOWNLOAD ↠ Warriors of the Steppe A Military History of Central Asia 500 BC to AD 1700 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 Heroism Begins with Her Inspiring Stories of Bold Brave and Gutsy Women in the US Military 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 Buried Mountain Secrets 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 Buried Mountain Secrets 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