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Famous battles of the ancient world

Author: Chris McNab
Publisher: New York, NY : Cavendish Square, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In the absence of high-tech weapons, warfare in the ancient world was dominated by military commanders with innovative strategies. The strategic thinking of leaders led to some of the most stunning upsets the world has ever seen. Today, the Battle of Marathon or the conquests of Alexander still hold their rightful place among the most daring victories. This book describes the battles, leaders, and technology that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literature
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris McNab
ISBN: 9781502632463 1502632462
OCLC Number: 1004729366
Description: 88 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Chris McNab.

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In the absence of high-tech weapons, warfare in the ancient world was dominated by military commanders with innovative strategies. The strategic thinking of leaders led to some of the most stunning upsets the world has ever seen. Today, the Battle of Marathon or the conquests of Alexander still hold their rightful place among the most daring victories. This book describes the battles, leaders, and technology that cinched success, or ensured defeat.

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