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Alexander the Great : The Hunt for a New Past
by Paul Cartledge


Overview - Alexander's legacy has had a major impact on military tacticians, scholars, statesmen, adventurers, authors, and filmmakers. Cartledge brilliantly evokes Alexander's remarkable political and military accomplishments, cutting through the myths to show why he was such a great leader.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Alexander's legacy has had a major impact on military tacticians, scholars, statesmen, adventurers, authors, and filmmakers. Cartledge brilliantly evokes Alexander's remarkable political and military accomplishments, cutting through the myths to show why he was such a great leader. He explores our endless fascination with Alexander and gives us insight into his charismatic leadership, his capacity for brutality, and his sophisticated grasp of international politics. Alexander the Great is an engaging portrait of a fascinating man, and a welcome balance to the myths, legends, and often skewed history that have obscured the real Alexander.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781585675654
  • ISBN-10: 1585675652
  • Publisher: Overlook Press
  • Publish Date: August 2004
  • Page Count: 368
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 9.12 x 6.42 x 1.33 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.47 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Historical - General
Books > Biography & Autobiography > Military
Books > History > Ancient - Greece

 
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