Commanders

by Kindersley Dorling

Dorling Kindersley Ltd. | December 5, 2013 | Hardcover

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From Alexander the Great''s conquest of the known world to the generals leading today''s campaigns in Afghanistan, Commanders casts new light on the leaders who have forged history on the battlefield. Focusing on the greatest leaders in naval, field, and aerial warfare, such as Julius Caesar, Napoleon, and Horatio Nelson, the book gives an at-a-glance overview of each commander''s life, provides a timeline, key data, and a psychological profile outlining the commander''s strengths and weaknesses. Commanders also follows great leaders from outside the Western tradition, including the great Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Native American, and African leaders, explaining who fought whom and why.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 360 pages, 12.25 × 10.25 × 1.25 in

Published: December 5, 2013

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0756667364

ISBN - 13: 9780756667368

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Commanders

by Kindersley Dorling

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 360 pages, 12.25 × 10.25 × 1.25 in

Published: December 5, 2013

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0756667364

ISBN - 13: 9780756667368

About the Book

From Alexander the Great's conquest of the known world to the generals leading today's campaigns in Afghanistan, "Commanders" casts new light on the leaders who are forging history on the battlefield.

From the Publisher

From Alexander the Great''s conquest of the known world to the generals leading today''s campaigns in Afghanistan, Commanders casts new light on the leaders who have forged history on the battlefield. Focusing on the greatest leaders in naval, field, and aerial warfare, such as Julius Caesar, Napoleon, and Horatio Nelson, the book gives an at-a-glance overview of each commander''s life, provides a timeline, key data, and a psychological profile outlining the commander''s strengths and weaknesses. Commanders also follows great leaders from outside the Western tradition, including the great Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Native American, and African leaders, explaining who fought whom and why.

Editorial Reviews

"Beautiful…Certain to attract the interest of all readers who love studying military history and biography." – Library Journal