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  • Caesar's Civil War 49-44 BCby Adrian Goldsworthy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Fall Of The Westby Adrian Goldsworthy

    Orion 2009; US$ 21.99

    A sweeping narrative of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. The Fall of the Roman Empire has been a best-selling subject since the 18th century. Since then, over 200 very diverse reasons have been advocated for the collapse of the western half of the Roman Empire. Until very recently, the academic view embarrassedly downplayed the violence... more...

  • In the Name of Romeby Adrian Goldsworthy

    Orion 2010; US$ 12.99

    The complete and definitive history of how Roman generals carved out the greatest and longest-lasting empire the world has ever seen. The Roman army was one of the most effective fighting forces in history. The legions and their commanders carved out an empire which eventually included the greater part of the known world. This was thanks largely... more...

  • True Soldier Gentlemenby Adrian Goldsworthy

    Orion 2011; US$ 10.99

    The year is 1808, and Hamish Williams is a 'gentlemen volunteer' in the 106th regiment of foot, a man serving with the ranks but living with the officers, and uncomfortable in both worlds: looked down on by those with the money or influence to buy their rank, and distrusted by the common soldiers who know he is not one of them. But Williams is determined... more...

  • Beat the Drums Slowlyby Adrian Goldsworthy

    Orion 2011; US$ 10.99

    The second novel in a brilliant new Napoleonic series from acclaimed historian Adrian Goldsworthy. Second in the series begun by TRUE SOLDIER GENTLEMEN, the story takes our heroes through the winter snows as Sir John Moore is forced to retreat to Corunna. Faced with appalling weather, and pursued by an overwhelming French army led by Napoleon... more...

  • Antony and Cleopatraby Adrian Goldsworthy

    Orion 2010; US$ 15.99

    The epic story of one of the most famous love affairs in history, by the bestselling author of CAESAR. The love affair between Antony and Cleopatra is one of the most famous stories from the ancient world and has been depicted in countless novels, plays and films. As one of the three men in control of the Roman Empire, Antony was perhaps the... more...

  • Caesarby Adrian Goldsworthy

    Orion 2013; US$ 15.99

    From the very beginning, Caesar's story makes dazzling reading. In his late teens he narrowly avoided execution for opposing the military dictator Sulla. He was decorated for valour in battle, captured and held to ransom by pirates, and almost bankrupted himself by staging games for the masses. As a politician, he quickly gained a reputation as... more...

  • Send Me Safely Back Againby Adrian Goldsworthy

    Orion 2012; US$ 10.99

    The third novel in the series sees new challenges for the men of the 106th Foot, as the British army attempts to recover from the disaster of Corunna and establish a foothold in the Peninsula. Featuring the battles of Medellin and Talavera, the 106th will have their mettle severely tested on the battlefield. But if Napoleon is to be ejected from... more...

  • The Fall of Carthageby Adrian Goldsworthy

    Orion 2012; US$ 12.99

    The struggle between Rome and Carthage in the Punic Wars was arguably the greatest and most desperate conflict of antiquity. The forces involved and the casualties suffered by both sides were far greater than in any wars fought before the modern era, while the eventual outcome had far-reaching consequences for the history of the Western World, namely... more...

  • All in Scarlet Uniformby Adrian Goldsworthy

    Orion 2013; US$ 10.99

    The fourth novel in a brilliant Napoleonic series from acclaimed historian Adrian Goldsworthy. The year is 1809, and the recruiting sergeants are hard at work, as the British army gathers strength for the next phase of the campaign against Bonaparte on the Spanish Peninsula. Captain Billy Pringle of the 106th Foot, however, has a somewhat more... more...