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    A History of Macedonia: 336-167 B.C. Volume 3 (History of Macedonia.) (Hardback) By (author) N. G. L. Hammond, By (author) Frank W. Walbank

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    DescriptionThis volume carries the history of Macedonia through from the death of Philip II to the end of its existence as an independent state in 167 BC. Its expansion in the reign of Alexander is one of the miracles of history. An attempt is made to understand the internal sources of strength of the kingdom and the impact of Alexander's career upon the Macedonians, the Greek states, and the Balkan area. It then goes on to examine the period of civil war which followed, between the Macedonian generals, each of them claiming to defend the monarchy. After the death of Alexander IV the Macedonian-Hellenistic kingdoms are viewed from the standpoint of Macedonia and the Greek mainland, which remain the central topics of this three-volume history. The final phase is dominated by the wars with Rome; recent discoveries have afforded new insights into Macedonia's contribution to the arts and into the structure and the institutions of this most remarkable of all the monarchic states.

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    A History of Macedonia: 336-167 B.C. Volume 3
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) N. G. L. Hammond, By (author) Frank W. Walbank
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 692
    Width: 158 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 42 mm
    Weight: 1,125 g
    ISBN 13: 9780198148159
    ISBN 10: 0198148151

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: HIS010010
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 06
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    B&T Approval Code: A14202000
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    LC classification: DF261.M2
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 938.1
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 938.1, 913.38/1
    LC classification: DF261.M2 H34 1972
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAG
    Illustrations note
    4 halftone plates, 19 text figures, endpaper maps
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Clarendon Press
    Publication date
    25 August 1988
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    'a major achievement for all concerned Times Higher Educational Supplement 'No one in the field can, or would wish to ignore the three massive volumes of H.'s History of Macedonia.It informs and stimulates, irritates and provokes; and for all these reasons represents a milestone in the development of Macedonian studies. We have good reason to be grateful to him and his fellow-authors for this achievement.' R. Malcolm Errington, Philipps-Universitat, Marburg, The Classical Review