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By Paul K. Davis

From precedent days to the current, nice sieges have had a massive impression at the shaping of global background. Now, during this astonishing, fully-illustrated quantity, 100 of the world's so much enormous and mind-boggling sieges are specified by detail.Besieged covers an important sieges from worldwide all through heritage - from Joshua's attack on Jericho within the 15th century B.C. to the Russian assault at the Chechen capital of Grozny on the finish of the 20th. each one access presents the identify and date of the siege, its exactlocation when it comes to cutting-edge global, the variety of forces engaged, while recognized, the names of the commanders on either side, and the final significance of the siege in its old context. completely reading the activities of either the attackers and the defenders, the ebook explores the motivations ofboth, and strategically surveys the technical and tactical strategies and stipulations either inside of besieged positions and within the besiegers' ranks. The entries element the historic surroundings, the actual situations of the development itself, and the long term result of the siege. those rivetingaccounts are stronger by way of illustrations, over seventy maps, and references for extra examining. A word list and a entire index whole the book.Global in scope, and with stirring debts of usual sieges in addition to many lesser identified conflicts, Besieged is vital studying for army buffs and everybody drawn to how the trendy international got here to be.

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McInerney and Keating [2003] 2 Cr App R (S) 240 410 R v. McPherson [1973] Crim LR 191, 117 Sol Jo 13, CA 393 R v. Meech [1974] QB 549, [1973] 3 All ER 939, [1973] 3WLR 507, 58 Cr App Rep 74, 138 JP 6, [1973] Crim LR 711, 117 Sol Jo 713, CA 400 R v. Merrick [1996] 1 Cr App Rep 130, [1995] Crim LR 802, CA 414 R v. Michael (1840) 9 C & P 356, 2 Mood CC 120, CCR 125 R v. Millberry [2003] 1 Cr App Rep 396 537 147 Sol Jo LB 28 536 R v. Miller [1983] 2 AC 161, [1983] 1 All ER 978, [1983] 2WLR 539, 77 Cr App Rep 17, [1983] Crim LR 466, 127 Sol Jo 223, HL 102, 118 R v.

Williams [1971] Ch 734, [1971] 2 All ER 175, [1971] 2WLR 467, 69 LGR 145, CA 422, 444 Steel v. Houghton (1788) 1 Hy Bl 51 360 Tesco Supermarkets Ltd v. Nattrass [1971] 1 QB 133, [1970] 3 All ER 357, [1970] 3WLR 572, 68 LGR 722, 114 Sol Jo 664; revsd [1972] AC 153, [1971] 2 All ER 127, [1971] 2WLR 1166, 69 LGR 403, 135 JP 289, 115 Sol Jo 285, HL 679, 684 Thabo Meli v. R [1954] 1 All ER 373, [1954] 1 WLR 228, 98 Sol Jo 77, PC 118 Wai Yu-Tsang v. The Queen [1992] 1 AC 269 Woolmington v. DPP. See R v.

Redguard [1991] Crim LR 213, CA R v. Roberts (1971) 56 Cr App Rep 95, [1972] Crim LR 27, 115 Sol Jo 809, CA 101, 241–2, 712 R v. Roberts [1982] 1 All ER 609, [1982] 1WLR 133, 74 Cr App Rep 242, 146 JP 213, [1982] Crim LR 320, 126 Sol Jo 64, 4 Cr App R (S) 8, CA 534 R v. Rogers [2007] UKHL 8 194 R v. Rook [1993] 2 All ER 955, [1993] 1WLR 1005, 97 Cr App Rep 327, [1993] Crim LR 698, [1993] 15 LS Gaz R 37, [1993] NLJR 238, CA 319 R v. Safi [2003] Crim LR 721 434 R v. Sanchez (1996) 160 JP 321, [1996] Crim LR 572, CA 178 R v.

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