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Reader recommendation: Masters of Command

Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.

By Jayne I. Hanlin, St. Louis / August 8, 2013


In his latest book, Masters of Command: Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, and the Genius of Leadership, Barry Strauss once again relates ancient history in an accessible way for modern readers. His analysis of these men is brilliant and fascinating.

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