Table of contents for 50 military leaders that changed the world / by William Weir.

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Contents
 
 Introduction
 
 I King of the Four Corners of the Earth: Sargon of Akkad
 
 II The World Turned Upside Down: The Captains of the Sea Peoples
 
 III The Shepherd King: Cyrus the Great
 
 IV The Art of War: Sun Tzu
 
 V The King Who Would be God: Alexander the Great
 
 VI East Meets West: Chandragupta Maurya
 
 VII Unexpected Consequences: Hannibal
 
 VIII The Wild Beast of Ch¿in: Ch¿in Shih-huang-ti
 
 IX Crossing the Rubicon: Julius Caesar
 
 X The Scourge of God: Attila the Hun
 
 XI The Prophet and His Disciples: Muhammad
 
 XII Recreating the Empire: Charlemagne
 
 XIII The Holy Roman Empire: Otto the Great
 
 XIV Enter the Turk: Tughril Beg
 
 XV England Enters the Mainstream: William the Conqueror
 
 XVI The Honor of the Faith: Saladin
 
 XVII ¿One God in Heaven, One Khan on Earth:¿ Genghis Khan
 
 XVIII The Fine Italian Hand: Enrico Dandolo
 
 XIX The Maid of Orleans: Joan of Arc
 
 XX Opening the Door to Europe: Muhammad II
 
 XXI Controlling the Riches of the Indies: Franciso de Almeida
 
 XXII The First Non-European Conquest: Hernan Cortes
 
 XXIII The Incredible Conquest: Francisco Pizarro
 
 XXIV Russia Rejoins Europe: Ivan the Terrible
 
 XXV The First Ironclads: Yi Sun Shin
 
 XXVI The Shogun: Tokugawa Ieyasu
 
 XXVII The Importance of Firepower: Maurice of Nassau
 
 XXVIII Rationalizing the ¿God of War:¿ Jean Baptiste Vacquette de Gribreauval
 
 XXIX Forced March to the Present: Peter the Great
 
 XXX Juvenile Delinquent to Empire Builder: Robert Clive
 
 XXXI ¿The Old Fox:¿ George Washington
 
 XXXII General Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Benedict Arnold
 
 XXXIII The Tyrant as Liberator: Napoleon I
 
 XXXIV The Triumph of the Whale: Horatio Nelson
 
 XXXV The Philosopher of War: Karl Maria von Clausewitz
 
 XXXVI The Liberator of the North: Simon Bolivar
 
 XXXVII The Liberator of the South: Jose de San Martin
 
 XXXVIII Retreat to Victory: Sam Houston
 
 XXXIX ¿Old Fuss and Feathers:¿ Winfield Scott
 
 XXXX The Art of Mobilization: Helmut von Moltke the Elder
 
 XXXXI All-Out War for Survival: U.S. Grant
 
 XXXXII The Clausewitz of the Ocean: Alfred Thayer Mahan
 
 XXXXIII Samurai on the Sea: Togo Heihachiro
 
 XXXXIV The Father of Air Power: Giulio Douhet
 
 XXXXV The Monster: Adolf Hitler
 
 XXXXVI Achtung! Panzer: Heinz Guderian
 
 XXXXVII The Father of the Carrier Task Force: Yamamoto Isoroku
 
 XXXXVIII Japan¿s Fatal Six Minutes: Raymond A. Spruance
 
 XXXXIX Protracted War: Mao Zedong
 
 XXXXX ¿Old Iron Tits:¿ Matthew B. Ridgway
 
 Other Leaders, Other Times: Where¿s Osama?
 
 Other Leaders, Other Times: Confederates and a Baker¿s Dozen of Honorable Mentions
 
 Bibliography
 
 Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Generals -- Biography.
Admirals -- Biography.
Military biography.
Naval biography.
Military history.
Naval history.