What Makes a Battle Decisive?
Lecture no. 1 from the course: The Decisive Battles of World History
Taught by Professor Gregory S. Aldrete | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Contemplate the ways in which warfare can change the course of historical events. Examine the factors that make a military battle “decisive,” such as its role in transfers of power and its social and political effects, and consider the study of battles as an analytical tool for understanding history.