This is a new edition of this incredible look at over 5,000 years of battles and conflict in a compact format. From the first chariot clashes of the ancient world to the bloody conflicts of today's Middle East and the modern era of nuclear weapons, it explores 5,000 years of armed battles and brutal combat. You can get up close to an incredible array of artefacts, paintings, maps, battle plans and photographs which bring the history of conflict vividly to life. You can meet the generals and see key weapons used in blood-thirsty battles from the cannon to the tank. It comes with a foreword by Dan Snow, co-presenter of the BBC's "Battlefield Britain". You can prepare yourself for this remarkable but brutal story of mankind's most incredible conflicts.