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Author Briant, Pierre

Common Titl Alexandre le Grand. English
Title Alexander the Great and his empire : a short introduction / Pierre Briant ; translated by Amélie Kuhrt

Publ Info Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2010]
 CCRI-Newport  DF234.37 .B7413 2010    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Warwick  DF234.37 .B7413 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DF234.37 .B7413 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  DF234.37 .B7413 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  DF234.37 B7413 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxi, 192 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
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Note Originally published under the title Alexandre le Grand. Paris : Presses universitaires de France, 1974
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Introduction: Alexander before the expedition to Asia Minor (356-334) -- 1: Major Stages Of The Conquest (334-323) -- From Granicus to the fall of Tyre (May 334-Summer 332) -- From Tyre to the Euphrates (Summer 332-Summer 331) -- End of Darius and the final submission of Greece (Summer 331-Summer 330) -- Guerillas in the Eastern Satrapies and Macedonian opposition (Summer 330-Spring 327) -- Conquest of India and the return via the Persian Gulf (327-325) -- Last years (324-323) -- 2: Origins And Objectives Of The Conquest -- Unsatisfactory nature of explanations based on personality and psychology -- Heritage of Philip II -- Alexander and the royal territories of the Achaemenids -- War of liberation and "War of reprisal": the limits of Alexander's Philhellenism -- Conquest of India and return via the Persian Gulf -- Problems of the "last plans" -- 3: Resistance To The Conquest -- Resistance of Darius (334-330) -- Underground resistance and open revolt in Greece -- Resistance and reprisals in the Eastern Satrapies (330-327) -- Discontent of the Macedonian soldiery (330-324) -- 4: Administration, Defense, And Exploitation Of The Conquered Lands -- Different degrees of royal authority -- Territorial control and the management of the population -- Conquest and "economic development" -- 5: Alexander Among Macedonians, Greeks, And Iranians -- Conquest and surrender: contridiction and opposition -- Policy for the future (325-323) -- Conclusion: King is dead! Long live the King?
LC subject Alexander, the Great, 356 B.C.-323 B.C
Alexander, the Great, 356 B.C.-323 B.C. -- Travel -- Turkey
Alexander, the Great, 356 B.C.-323 B.C. -- Military leadership
Add Author Kuhrt, Amélie, 1944-
ISBN 9780691141947 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
0691141940 (hardcover : acid-free paper)