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The Maltese Cross : a Strategic History of Malta.

Author: Dennis Castillo; EBSCOhost.
Publisher: Portsmouth : Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated ; Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, LLC [distributor]
Series: Contributions in military studies, no. 229.
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Despite its size, the small island nation of Malta has had a dramatic effect on world history. Historian Dennis Castillo, the American-born son of Maltese immigrants, traces the challenges faced by the Maltese people as witness to the Punic Wars, the Crusades, Napoleonic Wars, and World War II.

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Title: The Maltese Cross : a Strategic History of Malta.
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Castillo; EBSCOhost.
ISBN: 0313323291; 9780313323294
Description: electronic text.
Other Titles: EBook Academic Subscription Collection - Worldwide.
Year: 2006
Publisher: Portsmouth : Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated ; Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, LLC [distributor]
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: DG990; Dewey No.: 945.8/5
Corporate Author: EBSCOhost.
Series: Contributions in Military Studies ;; Number: No. 229; Variation: Contributions in military studies ; no. 229.
OCLC No.: 847317434

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Annotation.Despite its size, the small island nation of Malta has had a dramatic effect on world history. Historian Dennis Castillo, the American-born son of Maltese immigrants, traces the challenges faced by the Maltese people as witness to the Punic Wars, the Crusades, Napoleonic Wars, and World War II.
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"[C]astillo, of Maltese descent, is well versed in the island's history. He covers prehistoric temple building, through the various occupations to the great siege of the Knights of Malta by the Read more...

 
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