Witness the evolution of historic battlefields in this remarkable visual guide that includes more than 200 photographs of landscapes and urban spaces where the world’s most significant combats took place. Archival images are presented side by side with modern views to show change through the course of history. Battlefields Past and Present shows readers these changes—from the First Battle of Bull Run in 1861 to the fall of Saigon in 1975. This selection of battlefields from the U.S. Civil War, World Wars I and II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War provides insight into how conflict can shape our cities and landscapes. A lenticular cover with archival and modern photographs of the Battle of Chancellorsville from the U.S. Civil War offers readers a preview of what’s inside.