|Author||Charles R. King|
|Publication Date||April 26, 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 the greatest conflict in antiquity, the Punic Wars. Accessible to both the professional historian and the buff, this analysis enables the reader to approach the Punic Wars from a new and different outlook. The author utilizes primary sources and examination available data to provide unique insights on how this series of terrible conflicts was avoidable.
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 officer and of actual visits to many of the significant sites of the Punic Wars.