Persian fire : the first world empire and the battle for the west
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Published
New York, New York : Anchor Books, 2007.
Status
Central - Adult Nonfiction
935.05 HOLLA
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Book
Edition
First Anchor books edition.
Physical Desc
xxiii, 418 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780307279484, 0307279480

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General Note
Originally published by Little, Brown in 2005 and subsequently published by Doubleday in 2006.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 402-411) and index.
Description
In the fifth century B.C., a global superpower was determined to bring truth and order to what it regarded as two terrorist states. The superpower was Persia, incomparably rich in ambition, gold, and men. The terrorist states were Athens and Sparta, eccentric cities in a poor and mountainous backwater: Greece. The story of how their citizens took on the Great King of Persia, and thereby saved not only themselves but Western civilization as well, is as heart-stopping and fateful as any episode in history. Tom Holland's brilliant study of these critical Persian Wars skillfully examines a conflict of critical importance to both ancient and modern history.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Holland, T. (2007). Persian fire: the first world empire and the battle for the west. First Anchor books edition. New York, New York: Anchor Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Holland, Tom. 2007. Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle for the West. New York, New York: Anchor Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Holland, Tom, Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle for the West. New York, New York: Anchor Books, 2007.

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Holland, Tom. Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle for the West. First Anchor books edition. New York, New York: Anchor Books, 2007. Print.

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