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Published: 01 September 2014

144 Pages | 8 black and white illustrations

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198706151

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Alexander the Great: A Very Short Introduction

Hugh Bowden

Very Short Introductions

  • A clear introduction to the history of the life and reign of Alexander the Great
  • Considers the background to his life by looking at the history of the kingdom of Macedon and the Achaemenid Persian Empire
  • Explores Alexander's campaign of conquest in the Persian Empire
  • Goes behind the historical accounts of Alexander's life to examine evidence from his lifetime, including letters, diaries, and historical records
  • Tells the story of his incredible cultural and historical legacy around the world
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over six million copies sold worldwide