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The Resource The end of empire : Attila the Hun and the fall of Rome, Christopher Kelly

The end of empire : Attila the Hun and the fall of Rome, Christopher Kelly

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The end of empire : Attila the Hun and the fall of Rome
Title
The end of empire
Title remainder
Attila the Hun and the fall of Rome
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Kelly
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A bold new account of Attila the Hun as empire builder and political threat to Rome reframes the warrior king as a political strategist, capturing the story of how a small, but dedicated, opponent dealt a seemingly invincible empire defeats from which it would never recover
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kelly, Christopher
Dewey number
937/.09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D141
LC item number
.K45 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Attila
  • Huns
  • Huns
  • Rome
Label
The end of empire : Attila the Hun and the fall of Rome, Christopher Kelly
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Attila the Hun: barbarian terror and the fall of the Roman Empire. London : Bodley Head, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-330) and index
Contents
  • A tale of two cities
  • War on three fronts
  • Brothers in arms
  • Fighting for Rome
  • Shock and awe
  • Barbarians at the gates
  • The price of peace
  • Dinner with Attila.
  • Mission impossible
  • Close encounters
  • The Strava of Attila the Hun
  • Eating with the enemy
  • What the historian saw
  • Truth and dare
  • End game
  • The failure of empire.
  • Hearts and minds
  • The bride of Attila
  • Taking sides
  • The fog of war
  • The last retreat
  • Before Attila.
  • Endings
  • Reputations
  • First contact
  • The axis of evil
  • A backward steppe
  • Romans and barbarians
  • How the West was won
  • Huns and Romans.
Control code
ocn286488090
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
x, 350 p.
Isbn
9780393061963
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009009072
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)286488090
Label
The end of empire : Attila the Hun and the fall of Rome, Christopher Kelly
Publication
Note
Originally published: Attila the Hun: barbarian terror and the fall of the Roman Empire. London : Bodley Head, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-330) and index
Contents
  • A tale of two cities
  • War on three fronts
  • Brothers in arms
  • Fighting for Rome
  • Shock and awe
  • Barbarians at the gates
  • The price of peace
  • Dinner with Attila.
  • Mission impossible
  • Close encounters
  • The Strava of Attila the Hun
  • Eating with the enemy
  • What the historian saw
  • Truth and dare
  • End game
  • The failure of empire.
  • Hearts and minds
  • The bride of Attila
  • Taking sides
  • The fog of war
  • The last retreat
  • Before Attila.
  • Endings
  • Reputations
  • First contact
  • The axis of evil
  • A backward steppe
  • Romans and barbarians
  • How the West was won
  • Huns and Romans.
Control code
ocn286488090
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
x, 350 p.
Isbn
9780393061963
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009009072
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)286488090

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