In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great

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Alexander the Great's 20,000-mile journey from Greece to India is seen as a key moment in history which laid the foundations for the later dominance of Western culture, but which also, ironically, paved the way for the spread of Islam. Retracing the journey in this book, Michael Wood travels by plane, train, boat and camel and on foot through many of the 20th century's major trouble spots, including Beirut and Kurdistan. Among the people he encounters are Lebanese traders, Iranian pilgrims and Afghan guerrillas. In an ...

In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great 2001, BBC Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780563537830

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In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great 1998, BBC Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780563371441

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In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great 1997, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520213074

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