Essay on Military History Has Changed Over The Years

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Military history has had it up and down throughout the years depending on who you are talk to about it. It has always be popular it with the public who are not scholar for a living, but in academic world it is not as popular as it is public. Before getting on what current state of military history need to know the historiography of the military history and how it effect how military is seen in today.
The historiography of the military history has change over the years from the starter of military. At the beginning with Ancient times military history was more about what kings had done in battle especially with complex society that had some kind of written language like Egypt and Mayan Mesoamerica . It was not like history is today. It was more give the ruler instruction on how to rule or strength the ruler reputation. The Greek were the first to write about history. The Greeks historiographies of this dominate by two figure; Herodotus and Thucydides. They left their mark on history and had an impact on the Military history like Herodotus writing about Persian Wars . Military history different from country to country and it has changes over the years some are based on the Greek model like the Rome. It was mostly told orally by story like Homer’s Iliad . It would changes over times to wars manuals and war tales like Sunzi’s Art of War . In the fourteen and fifteens Centuries change the historiography for Europe as Thing like Black Death and Hundred Years War make it connects…

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