Great Rivals in History: When Politics Gets Personal

By: Cummins, Joseph

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1st Edition THUS / 1st Printing (Metro Books - 2008) - No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . TABLE OF CONTENTS: 1.) Alexander the Great and King Darius III -- 2.) Hannibal Barca and Scipio Africanus -- 3.) Gaius Julius Caesar and Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus -- 4.) William the Conqueror and King Harold Godwineson -- 5.) King Henry II and Thomas Becket -- 6.) King Richard I and King John -- 7.) Pope Boniface VIII and Philip IV of France -- 8.) Francisco Pizarro and Diego de Almagro -- 9.) Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots -- 10.) Charles XII of Sweden and Peter the Great of Russia -- 11.) Benedict Arnold and Horatio Gates -- 12.) Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton -- 13.) Napoleon Bonaparte and the Duke of Wellington -- 14.) The Earl of Lucan and The Earl of Cardigan -- 15.) Benjamin Disraeli and William Gladstone -- 16.) Francisco Pancho Villa and Eliliano Zapata -- 17.) Adolf Hitler and Ernst Rohm -- 18.) Joseph Stalin and Leon Trotsky -- 19.) Chiang Kai-Shek and Mao Zedong -- 20.) General Vasily Chuikov and Field Marshall Friedrich Paulus -- 21.) George S. Patton and Bernard Law Montgomery -- 22.) Harry S. Truman and Douglas MacArthur -- 23.) General Vo Nguyen Giap and General Christian de Castries -- 24.) John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon. . . . . . . . . . . Rivalries have sparked some of the most dramatic episodes in the history of the world, and twenty-four of these are re-created here.

Title: Great Rivals in History: When Politics Gets Personal

Author Name: Cummins, Joseph

Categories: History of War,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: Metro Books: 2008

ISBN Number: 1607108658

ISBN Number 13: 9781607108658

Size: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Very Good

Seller ID: 85496