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The decisive battles of world history. Season 1 [electronic resource] / Gregory S. Aldrete.

Aldrete, Gregory S. (Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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Great courses (DVD).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (36 video files (approximately 1080 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses , 2014.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 22 1709 Poltava-Sweden's Fall, Russia's Rise Episode 23 1759 Quebec-Battle for North America Episode 25 1805 Trafalgar-Nelson Thwarts Napoleon Episode 26 1813 Leipzig-The Grand Coalition Episode 27 1824 Ayacucho-South American Independence Episode 29 1862 Antietam-The Civil War's Bloodiest Day Episode 3 479 B.C. Plataea-Greece Wins Freedom Episode 30 1866 Kn̲iggrt̃z-Bismarck Molds Germany Episode 10 1066 Hastings-William Conquers England Episode 11 1087 Hattin-Crusader Desert Disaster Episode 13 1410 Tannenberg-Cataclysm of Knights Episode 14 Frigidus, Badr, Diu-Obscure Turning Points Episode 15 1521 Tenochtitlǹ-Aztecs vs. Conquistadors Episode 16 1532 Cajamarca-Inca vs. Conquistadors Episode 17 1526 & 1556 Panipat-Babur & Akbar in India Episode 20 1600 Sekigahara-Samurai Showdown Episode 21 1683 Vienna-The Great Ottoman Siege Episode 32 1914 Marne-Paris Is Saved Episode 19 1592 Sacheon-Yi's Mighty Turtle Ships Episode 1 What Makes a Battle Decisive? Episode 12 1260 Ain Jalut-Can the Mongols Be Stopped? Episode 2 1274 B.C. Kadesh- Greatest Chariot Battle Episode 18 1571 Lepanto-Last Gasp of the Galleys Episode 33 1939 Khalkin Gol-Sowing the Seeds of WWII Episode 24 1776 Trenton-The Revolution's Darkest Hour Episode 28 1836 San Jacinto-Mexico's Big Loss Episode 31 1905 Tsushima-Japan Humiliates Russia Episode 34 1942 Midway-Four Minutes Change Everything Episode 35 1942 Stalingrad-Hitler's Ambitions Crushed Episode 36 Recent & Not-So-Decisive Decisive Battles Episode 4 331 B.C. Gaugamela-Alexander's Genius Episode 5 197 B.C. Cynoscephalae-Legion vs. Phalanx Episode 6 31 B.C. Actium-Birth of the Roman Empire Episode 7 260110 B.C. China-Struggles for Unification Episode 9 751 Talas & 1192 Tarain-Islam into Asia Episode 8 636 Yarmouk & al-Qadisiyyah-Islam Triumphs.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Gregory S. Aldrete, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
Summary, etc.:
Discover the military conflicts that have had the greatest impact in shifting the direction of historical events and shaping our world in The Decisive Battles of World History. Covering nearly 4,000 years, this course explores more than three dozen history-making military engagements, from the landmark battles of the Western world to their counterparts across Asia, India, and the Middle East.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Battles.
Military history.
Military art and science > History.
World history.

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