The Grand Strategy of the Roman Empire: From the First Century A.D. to the Third
Originally published in 1976, a book which looks at the success of the Roman Empire from the 1st to the 3rd century A.D. and attributes this success to the imperial military strategy.
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THE JULIOCLAUDIAN SYSTEM Client States
The System in Outline 13 The Client States 20 The Management
The Strategic Deployment of Forces 46 Conclusion
The Decline of the Client System 111 The Army
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