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Goldsworthy, Adrian Keith

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Summary: "Alexander the Great's conquests staggered the world. He led his army across thousands of miles, from northern Greece to modern Pakistan, overthrowing the greatest empires of his time and building a new one in their place. He led from the front and was often wounded. He claimed to be the son of a god, but he was actually the son of Philip II. In Philip and Alexander: Kings and Conquerors,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2020

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Waterfield, Kathryn

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Summary: "Alexander the Great conquers the New York Times best-selling Who Was...? series! When Alexander was a boy in ancient Macedon, he already had grand ambitions. He complained that his father, the great king of Macedon, wasn't leaving anything for him to conquer! This, of course, was not the case. King Alexander went on to control most of the known world of the time. His victories won him many...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, and imprint of Penguin Group 2016

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Waterfield, Robin

Summary: "Dividing the spoils" revives the memory of Alexander's Successors, whose fame has been dimmed only because they stand in his enormous shadow. In fact, Alexander left things in a mess at the time of his death, with no guaranteed succession, no administration in place suitable for such an enormous realm, and huge untamed areas both bordering and within his 'empire'. The Successors consolidated...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 938.07 WAT

McGowen, Tom.

Summary: Alexander the Great maintains his role as one of history's greatest leaders. Explores the life of the Macedonian warrior king, from his first battle at age 16 to his innovations in the ways of war to his incredible victories.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ALE

Lasker, Joe.

Summary: Traces the life of the warrior king of Macedonia who conquered and unified the known world and even led his army into unexplored areas in his quest for new lands to conquer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Press 1983

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 938.07 LAS

Everitt, Anthony

Summary: "What can we learn from the stunning rise and mysterious death of the ancient world's greatest conqueror? An acclaimed biographer reconstructs the life of Alexander the Great in this magisterial portrait. More than two millennia have passed, but Alexander the Great is still a household name. His life was an adventure story and took him to every corner of the ancient world. His memory and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALEXANDER THE GREAT EVE

Cantor, Norman F.

Summary: Chronicles the life of Macedonian emperor Alexander the Great, examining his accomplishments, his relationships with his parents, his bisexuality, his view of himself in relation to the Greek and Egyptian gods, and the ethos of the age in which he lived.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2005

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Arrian.

Summary: During twelve years of continuous campaigns, Alexander conquered an empire that stretched from the shores of the Adriatic to the edge of modern India. Arrian's history of those conquests is the most reliable and detailed account to emerge from the ancient world. --from publisher description

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 938.07 ARR

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