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The ghosts of Cannae : Hannibal and the darkest hour of the Roman republic

Author: Robert L O'Connell
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Robert L. O'Connell, one of the most admired names in military history, tells the whole story of Cannae for the first time, giving a stirring account of this apocalyptic battle of the Second Punic War, and its causes and consequences.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Connell, Robert L.
Ghosts of Cannae.
New York : Random House, ©2010
(OCoLC)777865443
Named Person: Hannibal; Hannibal
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L O'Connell
ISBN: 9781400067022 1400067022
OCLC Number: 455870688
Description: xvii, 310 pages : maps, plans ; 25 cm
Contents: Traces of war --
Rome --
Carthage --
Hannibal's way --
The fox and the hedgehog --
Cannae --
Aftershocks --
The avengers --
Resurrecting the ghosts --
Eplogue : The shadow of Cannae.
Responsibility: Robert L. O'Connell.

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Robert L. O'Connell, one of the most admired names in military history, tells the whole story of Cannae for the first time, giving a stirring account of this apocalyptic battle of the Second Punic War, and its causes and consequences.

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