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    DescriptionThe struggle between Rome and Carthage in the Punic Wars was arguably the greatest and most desperate conflict of antiquity. The forces involved and the casualties suffered by both sides were far greater than in any wars fought before the modern era, while the eventual outcome had far-reaching consequences for the history of the Western World, namely the ascendancy of Rome. An epic of war and battle, this is also the story of famous generals and leaders: Hannibal, Fabius Maximus, Scipio Africanus, and his grandson Scipio Aemilianus, who would finally bring down the walls of Carthage.

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    The Fall of Carthage
    The Punic Wars 265-146BC
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 296 g
    ISBN 13: 9780304366422
    ISBN 10: 0304366420

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
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    Ingram Theme: CULT/WEUROP
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    B&T General Subject: 520
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    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020, HIS010020
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    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000
    LC classification: DG242
    DC22: 937.04, 937/.04
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    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAR, 3B
    LC classification: DG242 .G65 2006
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    Thema V1.0: NHB, NHD, NHC
    Edition statement
    Messianic ed.
    Illustrations note
    20 maps
    Orion Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Cassell Military
    Publication date
    01 April 2007
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    Author Information
    Adrian Goldsworthy has a doctorate from Oxford University. His first book, The Roman Army at War, was recognised by John Keegan, the distinguished military historian, as an exceptionally impressive work. Dr Goldsworthy's book in The Cassell History of Warfare series has also been widely recognised as exceptional in opening the history of Roman warfare to the general reader. Dr Goldsworthy lives in Penarth, South Glamorgan.