By Catherine Hoover Voorsanger, John K. Howat

Starting with the inauguration of the Eric Canal and finishing with the outbreak of the Civil conflict, the port of recent York was once became the gateway to the USA. Already the monetary capital of the US, the town now turned a global monetary and cultural middle to boot. during this marvelous booklet, eminent professionals talk about the proliferation of the visible arts that happened in this period.

Dell Upton describes the cultural and old heritage for the works of art, and John okay. Howat discusses the more and more refined long island creditors who obtained them. Essays from different authors discover purchasing within the urban, the professionalization and progress of exhibition venues, panorama portray obvious opposed to the history of tourism, sculpture, prints, structure and town making plans, ceramics and glass, jewellery gown, furnishings, and the delivery of images. Lavishly illustrated, the ebook presents reproductions of thousands of artworks from the interval in addition to wealthy comparative fabric.

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Timothy Newark, The Barbarians: Warriors and Wars of the Dark Ages (London: Blandford Press, 1985), chap. 2; see also Hans Delbrück, History of the Art of War within the Framework of Political History, vol. 2, The Germans (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1975), 307. 19. Sandhu, Military History, 199. 20. , 223. 21. Thomas D. Seymour, Life in the Homeric Age (New York: Biblo and Tannen, 1963), 586–587. 22. , 571. 23. Thucydides 2:13; see also Delbrück, History of the Art of War, vol. 1, 39. 24. Ibid.

NOTES 1. Frank A. Kierman and John K. , Chinese Ways in Warfare (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1974), 2. 2. Edmund Balmforth, “A Chinese Military Strategist of the Warring States: Sun Pin,” (PhD dissertation, Rutgers University, 1979), 58. 3. Gwynne Dyer, War (New York: Crown, 1985); see note 21 for an estimate of the size of Sargon’s army. 4. Arther Ferrill, The Origins of War: From the Stone Age to Alexander the Great (New York: Thames and Hudson, 1985), 58. 5. The strength of the Egyptian army is based on an extrapolation of the figures provided by Robert J.

21 When the battle began, one of the Spartan soldiers, Aristodemus, “finding his heart failed him,” remained in the rear and did not join the fight. 22 Polibius, the Greek historian and Roman general, records that some Roman soldiers injured themselves (self-inflicted wounds) so as not to have to fight. Sophocles’s drama Ajax tells the story of a soldier driven mad with war who slaughters a herd of sheep in the delusion that they are enemy soldiers. The ancients were aware of the psychological effects of combat on the soldier.

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