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The Resource The Afghan Campaign

The Afghan Campaign

Label
The Afghan Campaign
Title
The Afghan Campaign
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In words that might have been ripped from today's combat dispatches, Pressfield, novelist of ancient warfare, returns with a recreation of Alexander the Great's invasion of the Afghan kingdoms in 330 B.C., a campaign that eerily foreshadows the tactics, terrors, and frustrations of contemporary conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Narrated by Matthias, a young infantryman in Alexander's army, this book explores the challenges, both military and moral, that Alexander and his soldiers face as they embark on a new type of war and are forced to adapt to the methods of a ruthless foe that employs terror and insurgent tactics, conceals itself among the civilian populace, and recruits women and boys as combatants.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
AKD
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Pressfield, Steven
Dewey number
FIC
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alexander
  • Alexander
  • War stories
Label
The Afghan Campaign
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn150505312
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9780385516419
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)150505312
Label
The Afghan Campaign
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn150505312
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9780385516419
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)150505312

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