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Review: Hannibal (Great Captains)

User Review  - Idiom - Goodreads

Dodge wrote this as a retired US Civil War general, giving him an insight to his writing that isn't found in many other accounts. This perspective brings his narrative to vibrant life. Two of his ... Read full review

Review: Hannibal (Great Captains)

User Review  - Fred - Goodreads

Dodge is a great writer. Granted it takes a little while to get used to his style now since he wrote everything almost a century ago. But is exceptionally nice to read military history written by a ... Read full review

Review: Hannibal (Great Captains)

User Review  - John Warren - Goodreads

very interesting outlook on hanibal from theodore dodge a retired union gerneral. his insights on hannibal i really enjoyed plus the use of ancient historical sources bad this book a very enjoyable ... Read full review

Review: Hannibal (Great Captains)

User Review  - Cato the Younger - Goodreads

I really wanted to give this book 5 stars, but I couldn't. It is an excellent book no doubt about it; however, there is a obvious presence of bias. Dodge idolizes Hannibal, and I think it affects his writing somewhat. Nonetheless, it is a book worth reading if you enjoy the Punic Wars. Read full review

Review: Hannibal (Great Captains)

User Review  - Evan - Goodreads

Hannibal Barca's life was incredible. This book is the third I have read on Hannibal, and I think I enjoyed it the most. The beginning was a little tedious, going through all the Roman fighting ... Read full review

Review: Hannibal (Great Captains)

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Excellent description of Hannibal's campaigns with a military analysis of ancient texts that provide a more vivid picture of the general. Always looking for the benefit of the doubt. Read full review

Review: Hannibal (Great Captains)

User Review  - Matthew - Goodreads

There's a lot of bias, which is to be expected since it was the norm for "history" related material when it was originally written (1890's). Many blanket conclusions spoken as fact, are just a couple ... Read full review

Review: Hannibal (Great Captains)

User Review  - Slava - Goodreads

On my humble opinion Hannibal is in a top 3 best generals ever walk the surface of the Earth. This book gives very detailed account of the Hannibal Barks's life and attachments. Must read for every fan of the Creates carfaginian captain. Read full review

Review: Hannibal (Great Captains)

User Review  - Peter Hopkins - Goodreads

Arguably one of the best books about Hannibal and his campaigns. A must read. Read full review

Review: Hannibal (Great Captains)

User Review  - Kamin - Goodreads

This is an amazing and eye-opening book detailing the Second Punic War and one of the greatest of history's generals, Hannibal. Dodge goes to the utmost length to explain the tactical limitations of ... Read full review

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