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The Punic Wars

Rome, Carthage and the Struggle for the Mediterranean

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The Punic Wars by Nigel Bagnall
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The Punic Wars (264-146BC) sprang from a mighty power struggle between two ancient civilisations - the trading empire of Carthage and the military confedoration of Rome. It was a period of astonishing human misfortune, lasting over a period of 118 years and resulting in the radical depletion of Rome's population and resources and the complete annihilation of Carthage. All this took place more than 2,000 years ago, yet, as Nigel Bagnall's comprehensive history demonstrates, the ancient conflict is remarkable for its contemporary revelance.

Author Biography

Sir Nigel Bagnall was born in India in 1927. He joined the British Army in 1945 and served in Palestine, Malaya, Borneo, the Canal Zone, Cyprys, Singapore and Germany. He ended his distinguished military career as Chief of the General Staff in London. Nigel Bagnall is an Honorary fellow of Balliol College, Oxford.
Release date NZ
January 7th, 1999
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
8
Imprint
Pimlico
Pages
368
Dimensions
153x234x25
ISBN-13
9780712666084
Product ID
1684685

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