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  1. Alexander the Great (First Books--Ancient Biographies)
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  2. Alexander the Great (First Books--Ancient Biographies)

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Provides a look into the life of one of the greatest conquerors of the ancient world and demonstrates the new trade and cultural routes that were created through Alexander's vast conquests in the East.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Robert Green
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: Children's Press(CT)
EAN
9780531157992
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
0531157997
Label
Children's Press(CT)
Manufacturer
Children's Press(CT)
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
64
PublicationDate
1996-09-01
Publisher
Children's Press(CT)
Studio
Children's Press(CT)
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

On a fisrt look I was pleased with the book. It contains a good amount of information, it has nice photographs, it is concise and potentially interesting to the age-group it is addressing.
On the other hand, just because the book is targeting children its author has no excuse for NOT treating the subject with all the seriousness and thoroughness it deserves. All the more reason to investigate thoroughly and speak the truth, when one is feeding information to children.
Was Mr. Green's task to disaffectedly write a summary of another work? If not, did Mr. Green ever bother to read the historical sources on Alexander, or to acquire some depth in pre-Alexandrian Macedonian history? Doubtful! No reference is ever given to his sources (the end of the book might do nicely). The pinnacle of mediocricy comes with the claim that "Macedonians were not Greek but had adopted the Greek language and religion". Let it be of note that the insignificant phrase, proclaims th! e... Read more
The above review is essentially a nationalist screed. The "Greekness" of the Macedonians is a topic of some debate, but, in any case, not central to the book. Make up your own minds and ignore the ideologues.
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