The Resource The end of empire : Attila the Hun and the fall of Rome, Christopher Kelly

The end of empire : Attila the Hun and the fall of Rome, Christopher Kelly

Label
The end of empire : Attila the Hun and the fall of Rome
Title
The end of empire
Title remainder
Attila the Hun and the fall of Rome
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Kelly
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A bold new account of Attila the Hun as empire builder and political threat to Rome reframes the warrior king as a political strategist, capturing the story of how a small, but dedicated, opponent dealt a seemingly invincible empire defeats from which it would never recover
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kelly, Christopher
Dewey number
937/.09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D141
LC item number
.K45 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Attila
  • Huns
  • Huns
  • Rome
  • Whitman College
  • Hunnen
  • Late oudheid
  • Romeinse rijk
  • Attila
  • Huns
  • Rome (Empire)
Label
The end of empire : Attila the Hun and the fall of Rome, Christopher Kelly
Link
https://archive.org/details/endofempireattil00chri
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Attila the Hun: barbarian terror and the fall of the Roman Empire. London : Bodley Head, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-330) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Strava of Attila the Hun -- pt. 1. Before Attila -- First contact -- The axis of evil -- A backward steppe -- Romans and barbarians -- How the West was won -- pt. 2. Huns and Romans -- A tale of two cities -- War on three fronts -- Brothers in arms -- Fighting for Rome -- Shock and awe -- Barbarians at the gates -- The price of peace -- pt. 3. Dinner with Attila -- Mission impossible -- Close encounters -- Eating with the enemy -- What the historian saw -- Truth and dare -- End game -- pt. 4. The failure of empire -- Hearts and minds -- The bride of Attila -- Taking sides -- The fog of war -- The last retreat -- Endings -- Epilogue : Reputations
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 350 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033586943
Label
The end of empire : Attila the Hun and the fall of Rome, Christopher Kelly
Link
https://archive.org/details/endofempireattil00chri
Publication
Note
Originally published: Attila the Hun: barbarian terror and the fall of the Roman Empire. London : Bodley Head, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-330) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Strava of Attila the Hun -- pt. 1. Before Attila -- First contact -- The axis of evil -- A backward steppe -- Romans and barbarians -- How the West was won -- pt. 2. Huns and Romans -- A tale of two cities -- War on three fronts -- Brothers in arms -- Fighting for Rome -- Shock and awe -- Barbarians at the gates -- The price of peace -- pt. 3. Dinner with Attila -- Mission impossible -- Close encounters -- Eating with the enemy -- What the historian saw -- Truth and dare -- End game -- pt. 4. The failure of empire -- Hearts and minds -- The bride of Attila -- Taking sides -- The fog of war -- The last retreat -- Endings -- Epilogue : Reputations
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 350 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033586943

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