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Gods of war : history's greatest military rivals

by Lacey, Jim, 1958- (Author), Murray, Williamson (Author)

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Any meeting of genius may create sparks, but when military geniuses meet, their confrontations play out upon a vast panorama of states or civilizations at war, wielding the full destructive power of a mighty nation's armies. Gods of War is the first single-volume, in-depth examination of the most ce... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • A framework for war
  • Hannibal and Scipio
  • Caesar and Pompey
  • Richard I and Saladin
  • NapoleĢon and Wellington
  • Grant and Lee
  • Rommel, Montgomery, and Patton
  • Conclusion: Modern warfare and the system of genius
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Index.