Description:272 pages. Softcover. Brand new book. ROMAN EMPIRE. The author...272 pages. Softcover. Brand new book. ROMAN EMPIRE. The author argues that in the realm of strategy there are instructive similarities between that time and the present. As he writes, "For the Romans, as for ourselves, the two essential requirements of an evolving civilization were a sound material base and adequate security." Includes an Index. "Luttwak has done scholarship an immense service...Every page brings detailed insights into the working of Roman military organization, in strategy and tactics."--E. Badian, New York Review of Books "Lucidly and vigorously written."-Times Literary Supplement (Key Words: Roman Empire, Edward N. Luttwak, Strategy, Military History, Trajan, Syria, Roman Army, Parthia, Hadrian, Marcus Aurekius, Cappadocia, Danube River, Cavalry).
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