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The Punic Wars

The Punic Wars

Hardback Cassell Military Trade Books

By (author) Adrian Keith Goldsworthy

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  • Publisher: Weidenfeld Military
  • Format: Hardback | 352 pages
  • Dimensions: 155mm x 236mm x 36mm | 862g
  • Publication date: 1 May 2001
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0304352845
  • ISBN 13: 9780304352845
  • Illustrations note: 1 Diagram(s),16 Map(s)

Product description

This text chronicles the history of the Punic Wars in a clear narrative, covering both the grand strategies of the generals and the fighting on the ground and at sea. The great pitched battles are covered in especial detail, notably Hannibal's perfect victory at Cannae in 216.

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Adrian Goldsworthy has a doctorate from Oxford University. His first book, The Roman Army at War was recognised by John Keegan, the general Editor of TheHistory of Warfare, as an exceptionally impressive work, original in treatment and impressive in style. His other books include The Punic Wars, and the vo