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Author Lyon, Justin D.

Title Alexander the Great and Hernán Cortés : ambiguous legacies of leadership / Justin D. Lyons.

Publication Info. Lanham : Lexington Books, 2015.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Alexander -- Alexander and the Macedonians -- The Persian Empire -- The campaigns of Alexander -- The leadership of Alexander -- Part II. Cortés -- Spain, Cortés, and the conquistadors -- The Aztecs -- The conquest of Mexico -- Cortés the commander.
Summary This biographical pairing of Alexander the Great and Hern©Łn Cort©♭s reflects both upon the character and the leadership abilities of the two famous conquerors. The book joins historical narrative with source analysis and consideration of moral themes revealing underappreciated aspects of their leadership. <br />
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Subject Alexander, the Great, 356 B.C.-323 B.C.
Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547.
Conquest of Mexico (1519-1540)
Macedonian Expansion (Greece : 359-323 B.C.)
Conquerors -- Biography.
Command of troops -- History.
Greece -- History -- Macedonian Expansion, 359-323 B.C.
Mexico -- History -- Conquest, 1519-1540.
Chronological Term 359 B.C.-1540 A.D
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Lyon, Justin D. Alexander the Great and Hernán Cortés 9781498505277 (DLC) 2014047774 (OCoLC)898161610
ISBN 9781498505284 (electronic bk.)
1498505287 (electronic bk.)