The so-called first war of the twenty-first century actually began more than 2,300 years ago when Alexander the Great led his army into what is now a sprawling ruin in northern Afghanistan. Frank L. Holt vividly recounts Alexander's invasion of ancient Bactria, situating in a broader historical perspective America's war in Afghanistan.
Publisher: University of California Press ISBN: 9780520274327 Number of pages: 264 Weight: 227 g Dimensions: 210 x 140 x 18 mm
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