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The end of empire : Attila the Hun and the fall of Rome

Author: Christopher Kelly
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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A bold new account of Attila the Hun as empire builder and political threat to Rome reframes the warrior king as a political strategist, capturing the story of how a small, but dedicated, opponent dealt a seemingly invincible empire defeats from which it would never recover.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kelly, Christopher, 1964-
End of empire.
(DLC) 2009009072
(OCoLC)286488090
Named Person: Attila; Attila
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Kelly
ISBN: 9780393072662 0393072665
OCLC Number: 916074533
Notes: Originally published: Attila the Hun: barbarian terror and the fall of the Roman Empire. London : Bodley Head, 2008.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 350 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: The Strava of Attila the Hun --
pt. 1. Before Attila --
First contact --
The axis of evil --
A backward steppe --
Romans and barbarians --
How the West was won --
pt. 2. Huns and Romans --
A tale of two cities --
War on three fronts --
Brothers in arms --
Fighting for Rome --
Shock and awe --
Barbarians at the gates --
The price of peace --
pt. 3. Dinner with Attila --
Mission impossible --
Close encounters --
Eating with the enemy --
What the historian saw --
Truth and dare --
End game --
pt. 4. The failure of empire --
Hearts and minds --
The bride of Attila --
Taking sides --
The fog of war --
The last retreat --
Endings --
Epilogue : Reputations.
Other Titles: Attila the Hun
Responsibility: Christopher Kelly.

Abstract:

A bold new account of Attila the Hun as empire builder and political threat to Rome reframes the warrior king as a political strategist, capturing the story of how a small, but dedicated, opponent dealt a seemingly invincible empire defeats from which it would never recover.

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