|Author||Charles R. King|
|Publication Date||May 11, 2012|
Charles R. King utilizes his academic education in physics and classical history to apply an original quantitative and empirical face to the study of one of the most unique elements of the Punic Wars, intelligence and deception. Accessible to both the professional historian and the buff, this analysis enables the reader to approach intelligence at the time of the Punic Wars from a new and different outlook. The author utilizes primary sources and personal background and experiences to shed fresh light on this topic.
Charles R. King's specific area of interest has always been the Roman Republic period and the Punic Wars which have fascinated him since childhood. This work not only utilizes his education and academic background, but also takes advantage of his experience as a career military intelligence officer and of physical visits to many of the significant sites of the Punic Wars.