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The Resource The savior generals : how five great commanders saved wars that were lost--from ancient Greece to Iraq, Victor Davis Hanson

The savior generals : how five great commanders saved wars that were lost--from ancient Greece to Iraq, Victor Davis Hanson

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The savior generals : how five great commanders saved wars that were lost--from ancient Greece to Iraq
Title
The savior generals
Title remainder
how five great commanders saved wars that were lost--from ancient Greece to Iraq
Statement of responsibility
Victor Davis Hanson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the stories of Themistocles, Belisarius, William Tecumseh Sherman, Matthew Ridgway, and David Petraeus, evaluating their pivotal military roles and the controversies that marked their careers
Summary
Traces the stories of Themistocles, Belisarius, William Tecumseh Sherman, Matthew Ridgway, and David Petraeus, evaluating their pivotal military roles and the controversies that marked their careers
Tone
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10176859
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hanson, Victor Davis
Dewey number
355.0092/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
UB200
LC item number
.H36 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Themistocles
  • Belisarius
  • Sherman, William T.
  • Ridgway, Matthew B.
  • Petraeus, David Howell
  • Generals
  • Command of troops
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how five great commanders saved wars that were lost, from ancient Greece to Iraq
Label
The savior generals : how five great commanders saved wars that were lost--from ancient Greece to Iraq, Victor Davis Hanson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-295) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : saving lost wars -- Athens is burning : Themistocles at Salamis-September 480 B.C. -- Byzantium at the brink : the fireman Flavius Belisarius-A.D. 527-59 -- "Atlanta is ours and fairly won" : William Tecumseh Sherman's gift to Abraham Lincoln-summer 1864 -- One hundred days in Korea : Matthew Ridgway takes over-winter 1950-51 -- Iraq is "lost" : David Petraeus and the surge in Iraq-January 2007-May 2008 -- Epilogue : a rare breed
Control code
20064475
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9781608191635
Lccn
2012039654
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(DLC)BK0012174987
Label
The savior generals : how five great commanders saved wars that were lost--from ancient Greece to Iraq, Victor Davis Hanson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-295) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : saving lost wars -- Athens is burning : Themistocles at Salamis-September 480 B.C. -- Byzantium at the brink : the fireman Flavius Belisarius-A.D. 527-59 -- "Atlanta is ours and fairly won" : William Tecumseh Sherman's gift to Abraham Lincoln-summer 1864 -- One hundred days in Korea : Matthew Ridgway takes over-winter 1950-51 -- Iraq is "lost" : David Petraeus and the surge in Iraq-January 2007-May 2008 -- Epilogue : a rare breed
Control code
20064475
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9781608191635
Lccn
2012039654
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(DLC)BK0012174987

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