The Resource The Afghan campaign, Steven Pressfield, (electronic resource)

The Afghan campaign, Steven Pressfield, (electronic resource)

Label
The Afghan campaign
Title
The Afghan campaign
Statement of responsibility
Steven Pressfield
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. 2,300 years ago an unbeaten army of the West invaded the homeland of a fierce Eastern tribal foe. This is one soldier's story ... 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
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pressfield, Steven
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.R3944
LC item number
A69 2006eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alexander
  • Greece
  • Macedonia
Label
The Afghan campaign, Steven Pressfield, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=BA3881C5-EF67-451F-8E32-68A7C8F197FF
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
354 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385520089
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)284187178
Label
The Afghan campaign, Steven Pressfield, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=BA3881C5-EF67-451F-8E32-68A7C8F197FF
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
354 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385520089
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)284187178

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