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The Generalship of Alexander the Great
     

The Generalship of Alexander the Great

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by J.F.C. Fuller
 

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In a brief and meteoric life (356-323 BC) the greatest of all conquerors redirected the course of world history. Alexander the Great accomplished this feat with a small army-no more than 40,000 men-and a constellation of bold, revolutionary ideas about the conduct of war and the nature of government. In a style both clear and witty, Fuller imparts the many sides

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In a brief and meteoric life (356-323 BC) the greatest of all conquerors redirected the course of world history. Alexander the Great accomplished this feat with a small army-no more than 40,000 men-and a constellation of bold, revolutionary ideas about the conduct of war and the nature of government. In a style both clear and witty, Fuller imparts the many sides to Alexander's genius and the full extent of his empire, stretching from India to Egypt.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306813306
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
02/03/2004
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
394,696
Product dimensions:
4.88(w) x 8.76(h) x 0.78(d)

Meet the Author


Major General J.F.C. Fuller (1878-1966) was one of the most important and original military thinkers of this century. He served as lieutenant in the Boer War, organized the first British tank corps in World War I, and developed the strategy and tactics of tank warfare which were later put to such effective use by the Nazis for their World War II blitzkriegs. His many books include A Military History of the Western World (3 volumes), The Generalship of Ulysses S. Grant, Julius Caesar: Man, Soldier, and Tyrant, and The Generalship of Alexander the Great, all of which are available from Da Capo Press/Perseus Book Group.

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The Generalship of Alexander the Great 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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A very easy book to read which keeps your interest to the last page. Probably the most intelligent and remarkable general that has ever walked this earth. His methods have been copied ever since.