Rubicon Tom Holland - 'Rubicon' is a narrative history which provides bloody and labyrinthine political intrigue and struggle, oratory and amazing feats of conquest and cruelty.. Rubicon von Tom Holland (ISBN 978-0-349-13895-4) bestellen. Schnelle Lieferung, auch auf Rechnung - lehmanns.de. It is a tired old trope, perhaps because of its enduring truth; history repeats itself. And drawing parallels between the late years of the Roman Republic and the modern United States is almost irresistible to anyone with an understanding of the period; the rise of populist demagogues, the increasing influence of a powerful military-complex, and.
RUBICON: The Last Years of the Roman Republic Tom Holland, Author . Doubleday $27.50 (432p) ISBN 978-0-385-50313-6 Holland points to the suppression of. 'Holland has the rare gift of making deep scholarship accessible and exciting. A brilliant and completely absorbing study' A. N. Wilson, author of The Victorians 'This is the best one-volume narrative history of the Rome between King Tarquin and Emperor Augustus I have ever read.. 10.12.2015 · [Download PDF] Rubicon The Last Years of the Roman Republic by Holland Tom published by Anchor.
Tom Holland’s breezy, novelistic style presents the information in such a palatable form that I feel this is a good introductory book to someone who wants to learn more about the beginning and ending of the Rome Republic. For those, like myself, who need a brush up on the period it serves that purpose as well. An interesting piece of trivia about Tom Holland is that I first encountered him. Find great deals on eBay for rubicon tom holland. Shop with confidence.. “Gain cannot be made without loss to someone else.” ― Tom Holland, quote from Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic.
Necessary Preface: After my Book Club entry on Tom Holland's most recent book, In the Shadow of the Sword, Tom and I struck up a Twitter correspondence..