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Description - In the Name of Rome by Adrian Goldsworthy

The Roman army was one of the most effective fighting forces in history. The legions and their commanders carved out an empire which eventually included the greater part of the known world. This was thanks largely to the generals who led the Roman army to victory after victory, and whose strategic and tactical decisions shaped the course of several centuries of warfare.

This book, by the author of THE PUNIC WARS, concentrates on those Roman generals who displayed exceptional gifts of leadership and who won the greatest victories. With 26 chapters covering the entire span of the Roman Empire, it is a complete history of Roman warfare.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780753817896
ISBN-10: 0753817896
Format: Paperback / softback
(131mm x 201mm x 32mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 19-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Adrian Goldsworthy

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 THE HISTORY OF WARFARE, as an exceptionally impressive work, original in treatment and impressive in style. His other books include THE PUNIC WARS, and the volume on ROMAN WARFARE in John Keegan's CASSELL HISTORY OF WARFARE series.

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