Alexander the Great: A Reader download free [PDF and Ebook] by Ian Worthington

Alexander the Great: A Reader download free [PDF and Ebook] by Ian Worthington year 2012
  • Book name: Alexander the Great: A Reader
  • Author: Ian Worthington
  • Release date: 2012/8/7
  • Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9780415667432
  • Rating: 7.3 of 10
  • Votes: 181
  • Review by: Joseph Villarreal
  • Review rating: 9.97 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/9
  • Total pages: 448
  • Includes a PDF summary of 38 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This exciting new edition is an indispensable guide for undergraduates to the study of Alexander the Great, showing the problems of the ancient source material, and making it clear that there is no single approach to be taken.The twelve thematic chapters contain a broad selection of the most significant published articles about Alexander, examining the main areas of debate and discussion:The SourcesAlexander's Influences and the Macedonian Background Alexander's Aims Alexander's Battles and Generalship Alexander and the Greeks Alexander and the Persian Empire Alexander, India and the Gedrosian Desert From Mass Marriage to Death Alexander and the `Unity of Mankind' Alexander and Deification Alexander and ConspiraciesAlexander: The `Great'? The Reader has the distinctive feature of translating a substantial number of the more inaccessible primary sources; each chapter is also prefaced with a succinct introduction to the topic under consideration.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 26H7M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: Royalty, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, Ancient History: To C 500 CE, Classical History / Classical Civilisation, European History
  • Available formats: JPEG, DOC, WORD, TXT, PDF, XPS, EPUB, SNB. Compressed in ZIP, CPIO, RAR, LZMA, Z, JAR, DEB
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 81.80 USD
  • Dimensions: 171x248x25.4mm
  • Weight: 812g
  • Printed by: ROUTLEDGE
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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