This make this book very ideal to read and understand, a hallmark of a very good military history book.
Mr. Goldsworthy presents a clean and concise analysis of the three Punic Wars which beset Rome and Carthage in the 3rd and 2nd centuries BC.
In this new book on the Punic Wars by Adrian Goldsworthy we are taken back into this most fascinating period of history.
A really great read with a lot of detail and further reading prom primary sources! A must have for History papers on the Punic Wars!Published 3 months ago by Clayton Kern
book is fast moveing and keeps your interest i was amazed at what rome endured durning the second punic war and still wonPublished 8 months ago by stephen j staback
Goldworthy tells complete story of the Punic Wars. It is amazing there are so few Sources. The First Punic War has hardly any, but that war truly put ROME on the MAP>Published 21 months ago by Warstephen
I just finished my third reading of Goldsworthy's THE PUNIC WARS. The first couple of times were difficult for me due to my lack of understanding of the period. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Vincent
The book arrived promptly and in good condition. It served my purpose, which was to get a
look at an ancient Roman army, which is depicted on the cover.
I was a little hard for me to read this book.Altough the author makes a very good book in terms of a scholar work, the work lacks life and vigor. Read morePublished on August 5, 2010 by Jorge I. Villanueva
-All three wars in one volume
-Good, cogent history and organization
-Great references makes going deeper more accessible to the reader
Cons:... Read more
Good book, covers the Punic wars.. The book arrived in excellent condition. As for the book, the material was to-brief and as for the "Meat and potatoes information", "the Second... Read morePublished on March 14, 2010 by Ray A
I almost gave the book a 3-star review.
In general I agree with all the other reviewers - it is a very informative and interesting book, describing lots of details of... Read more