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war is a necessary part of studying history. These links
point to helpful information in studying these wars from the
history of the world.
The Persian Empire tried several times to invade and conquer
the Greek city-states in the days of Athens and Sparta. The
Persians were successful at invading but never conquered
Greece. Read how the Greeks won despite overwhelming odds
against them, time after time.
The history of the world is full of wars. People have fought
over important things and silly things. Relive the wars of
years past with your About Guide to Military History.
Find general information about all aspects of the Crusades.
Discover why they were fought, how many there were, and
whether anything was really won or lost--except for
thousands of lives.
English Civil Wars
English hasn't always been just a monarchy or just
Parliament. The two fought each other time and time again.
In the Civil Wars, both sides fought to prove the rightness
of their cause.
Your About Guide to European History gives you a
well-rounded look at these wars, which involved almost all
of Europe and Russia.
the Crimean War
Discover what all the noise and fighting were all about.
This semi-modern war was fought in an area that had seen and
continues to see conflict on an almost daily basis. This
war, however, came close to being the first-ever world
This war was said to be about imperalism versus free
statehood. It was really about gold. British troops fought
against the Boers, Dutch peoples of South Africa, for
control of territory and wealth early in the 20th
of the Russian Navy: Russo-Japanese
An account of how the once mighty Russian navy managed to
lose to Japan in this early 20th century war. This is an
excellent example of a primary source that explains a
Tons of information on the Christian wars to retake
Jerusalem and the Holy Land from Muslims. Doing a report on
the Crusades? Start here.
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