This book is an introduction to the war machine of New Kingdom Egypt from c. 1575 bc–1100 bc. Focuses on the period in which the Egyptians created a professional army and gained control of Syria, creating an “Empire of Asia”.
Written by a respected Egyptologist.
Highlights new technological developments, such as the use of chariots and siege technology.
Considers the socio-political aspects of warfare, particularly the rise to power of a new group of men.
Evaluates the military effectiveness of the Egyptian state, looking at the logistics of warfare during this period.
Incorporates maps and photographs, a chronological table, and a chart of dynasties and pharaohs
Keywords: HISTORY / Ancient / General HIS002000