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Julius Caesar : lessons in leadership from the great conqueror

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"No ancient ruler inspired more legends than Julius Caesar. Under his leadership, Rome conquered territory throughout Europe and the Mediterranean, reaching the North Sea and conducting the first Roman invasion of Great Britain. His tactical acumen and intuitive understanding of how armies work birthed a military structure that allowed Roman generals to expand the boundaries of the empire for generations, and his vision of a unified Europe inspired military leaders for hundreds of years. Yet, in addition to his commanding leadership of Roman troops, Caesar was also a gifted orator and skilled politician who successfully maneuvered within the most complex and well-established bureaucratic system in the world. In this fast-paced look at one of the greatest generals the world has ever seen, acclaimed author Bill Yenne charts the major events that shaped Caesar's leadership, his rise to power, and his crashing fall"--

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Lyons Public Library B Caesar (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9780230112315 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0230112315 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: p. cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Roman Military History Before Caesar -- Formative Years -- A Young Man on the Move -- Consul and Proconsul -- Victory at Bibracte -- Wild and Savage Men -- Confronting the Belgae.
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"No ancient ruler inspired more legends than Julius Caesar. Under his leadership, Rome conquered territory throughout Europe and the Mediterranean, reaching the North Sea and conducting the first Roman invasion of Great Britain. His tactical acumen and intuitive understanding of how armies work birthed a military structure that allowed Roman generals to expand the boundaries of the empire for generations, and his vision of a unified Europe inspired military leaders for hundreds of years. Yet, in addition to his commanding leadership of Roman troops, Caesar was also a gifted orator and skilled politician who successfully maneuvered within the most complex and well-established bureaucratic system in the world. In this fast-paced look at one of the greatest generals the world has ever seen, acclaimed author Bill Yenne charts the major events that shaped Caesar's leadership, his rise to power, and his crashing fall"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Caesar, Julius.
Caesar, Julius > Military leadership.
Caesar, Julius > Influence.
Political leadership > Rome > Case studies.
Heads of state > Rome > Biography.
Generals > Rome > Biography.
Rome > Kings and rulers > Biography.
Rome > History > Republic, 265-30 B.C.
Rome > Politics and government > 265-30 B.C.
Rome > History, Military > 265-30 B.C.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military.
HISTORY / Ancient / Rome.


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