In The Footsteps Of Alexander The Great

Pub Date : 2015-10-08 | Author : Michael Wood | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781473530102
ISBN 13 : 1473530105

Michael Wood retraces Alexander the Greats amazing journey from Greece to India, searching for the truth behind the legend and experiencing the tremendous scale of his achievements..

American Vertigo

Pub Date : 2006-03-01 | Author : Bernard-Henri Lévy | Publisher : Grasset

ISBN 10 : 9782246683995
ISBN 13 : 2246683998

Depuis la deuxième guerre d'Irak - et même bien avant... - les Etats-Unis occupent, dans l'imaginaire mondial, une place symbolique qui dépasse largement les notions de puissanc..

Empire Of Alexander The Great

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Debra Skelton | Publisher : Infobase Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781604131628
ISBN 13 : 1604131624

Presents a history of the empire of Alexander the Great, providing an account of his rise to power and early death at the age of thirty-two, and includes details on daily life, rel..

A South Indian Journey

Pub Date : 2007-08-02 | Author : Michael Wood | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141935270
ISBN 13 : 0141935278

Inspired by a temple astrologer (who had accurately predicted his marriage and the birth of his two daughters), the writer and broadcaster Michael Wood travelled on a magical journ..

Alexander The Great A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2014-07-24 | Author : Hugh Bowden | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191016363
ISBN 13 : 0191016365

Alexander the Great became king of Macedon in 336 BC, when he was only 20 years old, and died at the age of 32, twelve years later. During his reign he conquered the Achaemenid Per..

Masters Of Command

Pub Date : 2012-05-01 | Author : Barry Strauss | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781439164488
ISBN 13 : 1439164487

Analyzes the leadership and strategies of three forefront military leaders from the ancient world, offers insight into the purposes behind their conflicts, and shows what today's l..

Conquistadors

Pub Date : 2015-05-14 | Author : Michael Wood | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781448141500
ISBN 13 : 1448141508

The Spanish conquest of the Americas in the 16th century was one of the most important and cataclysmic events in history. Spanish expeditions endured incredible hardships in order ..