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The Resource Makers of ancient strategy : from the Persian wars to the fall of Rome, edited and Introduced by Victor Davis Hanson

Makers of ancient strategy : from the Persian wars to the fall of Rome, edited and Introduced by Victor Davis Hanson

Label
Makers of ancient strategy : from the Persian wars to the fall of Rome
Title
Makers of ancient strategy
Title remainder
from the Persian wars to the fall of Rome
Statement of responsibility
edited and Introduced by Victor Davis Hanson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this prequel to the now-classic Makers of Modern Strategy, Victor Davis Hanson, a leading scholar of ancient military history, gathers prominent thinkers to explore key facets of warfare, strategy, and foreign policy in the Greco-Roman world. From the Persian Wars to the final defense of the Roman Empire, Makers of Ancient Strategy demonstrates that the military thinking and policies of the ancient Greeks and Romans remain surprisingly relevant for understanding conflict in the modern world. The book reveals that much of the organized violence witnessed today--such as counterterrorism, urba
Cataloging source
N$T
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hanson, Victor Davis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Military art and science
  • Military history, Ancient
  • HISTORY
  • Military art and science
  • Military history, Ancient
  • Antike
  • Krieg
  • Strategie
  • Feldherr
  • Griechenland
  • Römisches Reich
  • HISTORY / Ancient / General
Label
Makers of ancient strategy : from the Persian wars to the fall of Rome, edited and Introduced by Victor Davis Hanson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From Persia with love : propaganda and imperial overreach in the Greco-Persian Wars / Tom Holland -- Pericles, Thucydides, and the defense of empire / Donald Kagan -- Why fortifications endure : A case study of the walls of Athens during the classical period / David L. Berkey -- Epaminondas the Theban and the doctrine of preemptive war / Victor Davis Hanson -- Alexander the Great, nation building, and the creation and maintenance of empire / Ian Worthington -- Urban warfare in the classical Greek world / John W.I. Lee -- Counterinsurgency and the enemies of Rome / Susan Mattern -- Slave wars of Greece and Rome / Barry Strauss -- Julius Caesar and the general as state -- Adrian Goldsworthy -- Holding the line : frontier defense and the later Roman Empire -- Peter J. Heather
Control code
ocn659561159
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 265 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400834259
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612608230
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 260823
  • 22573/ctt3pwh1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)659561159
Label
Makers of ancient strategy : from the Persian wars to the fall of Rome, edited and Introduced by Victor Davis Hanson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From Persia with love : propaganda and imperial overreach in the Greco-Persian Wars / Tom Holland -- Pericles, Thucydides, and the defense of empire / Donald Kagan -- Why fortifications endure : A case study of the walls of Athens during the classical period / David L. Berkey -- Epaminondas the Theban and the doctrine of preemptive war / Victor Davis Hanson -- Alexander the Great, nation building, and the creation and maintenance of empire / Ian Worthington -- Urban warfare in the classical Greek world / John W.I. Lee -- Counterinsurgency and the enemies of Rome / Susan Mattern -- Slave wars of Greece and Rome / Barry Strauss -- Julius Caesar and the general as state -- Adrian Goldsworthy -- Holding the line : frontier defense and the later Roman Empire -- Peter J. Heather
Control code
ocn659561159
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 265 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400834259
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612608230
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 260823
  • 22573/ctt3pwh1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)659561159

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