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By Richard A. Gabriel Ph.D.

Gabriel expands upon the groundbreaking paintings of B. H. Lidell-Hart's Great Captains via providing specific pics of six nice captains of the traditional international who met the demanding situations in their age and formed the way forward for their societies, and civilization itself, via their activities. He analyzes the lives of Thutmose III of Egypt, Sargon II of Assyria, Philip II of Macedon, Hannibal of Carthage, Scipio Africanus of Republican Rome, and Caesar Augustus of Imperial Rome for the teachings modern leaders, rather army leaders, can learn.

While all have been nice army males, aside from Caesar Augustus, they have been additionally nice political leaders who, during this potential extra usually than via their feats of hands, formed their societies. All have been knowledgeable males, and all possessed the standard of ingenious reasoning. A provocative research for students, scholars, and normal readers of army historical past and the traditional global. army group of workers will locate the parallels to present army association and considering fairly valuable.

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