Atlas of Military History explores the history of warfare from the Antiquity to the present day. Truly international, it examines the rise and fall of some of the greatest empires the world has ever seen, along with the military leaders who built them. In a combination of specially drawn, full-color maps, fascinating text, and lavish illustrations this book takes the reader on a journey through time. Together they combine to present a picture of a changing world. It mirrors a growing understanding of the wars of the past and and gives insights into the wars being waged in the world we live in today and those likely to be fought in the future.