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    DescriptionAlexander, Hannibal, and Caesar had to be not only generals but statesmen. And yet each was a battlefield commander, a strategist, a leader of men-in short, a warrior. Tactics change, weapons change, but the ultimate purpose of war remains much the same through the centuries, and a great warrior must know how to measure success. Publishers Weekly said: "No one presents the military history of the ancient world with greater insight and panache than Barry Strauss," and in Masters of Command he shows what these three great commanders can teach us today about ambition, leadership, branding, and more.


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    Title
    Masters of Command
    Subtitle
    Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, and the Genius of Leadership
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Barry Strauss
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 300 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781439164495
    ISBN 10: 1439164495
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA, HBW
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDA
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    BIC subject category V2: JWA
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Libri: I-HM
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GREECE
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    BISAC V2.8: POL025000, HIS002010
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDA
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027060
    DC22: 355.0092237, 355.0092/237
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: UB200 .S78 2013
    DC23: 355.009223
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC, JWA, NHWA, NHDA
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Imprint name
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Publication date
    08 May 2014
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "Alexander, Hannibal, and Caesar--this is a book on leadership like no other. A rare combination of stirring dialogue, masterful ancient scholarship and sage advice--both lessons and warnings. Just as Asian corporate planners read Sun Tzu, Western entrepreneurs and strategic thinkers will want to read "Masters of Command"."--Robert L. O Connell, author of The Ghosts of Cannae: Hannibal and the Darkest Hour of the Roman Republic"