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War in Ancient Egypt: The New Kingdom (Anthony John Spalinger) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005) 9781405113717
War in Ancient Egypt: The New Kingdom (Anthony John Spalinger) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005) 9781405113717
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Title: War in Ancient Egypt: The New Kingdom

Author: Spalinger, Anthony John

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2005

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781405113717

Volumes: 1; Pages: 312

List Price in Cloth: $133.95 Our price: $122.99

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This book is an introduction to the war machine of New Kingdom Egypt from c. 1575 bc-1100 bc.Features* Focuses on the period in which the Egyptians created a professional army and gained control of Syria, creating an "Empire of Asia".* Written by a respected Egyptologist.* Highlights new technological developments, such as the use of chariots and siege technology.* Considers the socio-political aspects of warfare, particularly the rise to power of a new group of men.* Evaluates the military effectiveness of the Egyptian state, looking at the logistics of warfare during this period.* Incorporates maps and photographs, a chronological table, and a chart of dynasties and pharaohsContentsContentsAcknowledgmentsPreface1 Prelude to New Kingdom Warfare2 The System of Early Dynasty XVIII: Technological and Physical Constraints3 Southern and Northern Expansion4 Social and Religious Implications of the New Military System5 The Battle of Megiddo and its Result6 The Pharaoh on Campaign: Ideal and Real7. The Later Military Situation in Asia and at Home8 Egyptian Imperialism and Thutmose III9 Warfare and Economy10 The Amarna Letters and War11 The Influence of the Egyptian Military from Late Dynasty XVIII to Dynasty XIX12 Early Dynasty XIX13 To Kadesh and After14 Merenptah and Ramesses III15 Egypt on the Defensive16 The Social System of the Military in the Ramesside PeriodGeneral BibliographyIndex
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