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The ghosts of Cannae : Hannibal and the darkest hour of the Roman republic / Robert L. O'Connell.

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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 937.04 OCONNELL (Text) 39206021087539 NonFiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780812978674 :
  • ISBN: 0812978676
  • Physical Description: xvii, 310 pages : maps, plans ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 2011 Random House Trade Paperback ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2011.

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General Note:
Originally published: 2010.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [269]-288) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Traces of war -- Rome -- Carthage -- Hannibal's way -- The fox and the hedgehog -- Cannae -- Aftershocks -- The avengers -- Resurrecting the ghosts -- The shadow of Cannae -- Glossary of Latin, military, and technical terms.
Summary, etc.:
Robert L. O'Connell, one of the most admired names in military history, tells the whole story of Cannae for the first time, giving a stirring account of this apocalyptic battle of the Second Punic War, and its causes and consequences.
Subject: Hannibal, 247 B.C.-182 B.C.
Cannae, Battle of, Italy, 216 B.C.
Punic War, 2nd, 218-201 B.C. > Campaigns.
Rome > Army > History.
Carthage (Extinct city) > Relations > Rome.
Rome > Relations > Tunisia > Carthage (Extinct city)

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