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First Clash: The Miraculous Greek Victory at Marathon and Its Impact on Western

By: Lacey, James

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BANTAM DELL:

Seller ID: 9780553385755

ISBN: 0553385755

Condition: USED


"A compelling and provocative read . . . With a soldier's eye, Jim Lacey re-creates the battle of Marathon in all its brutal simplicity."--Barry Strauss, author of "Masters of Command" Marathon--one of history's most pivotal battles. Its name evokes images of almost superhuman courage, endurance, and fighting spirit. In this eye-opening book, military analyst James Lacey takes a fresh look at Marathon and reveals why the battle happened, how it was fought, and whether, in fact, it saved Western civilization. Lacey brilliantly reconstructs the world of the fifth century B.C. leading up to ... View more info