William Shepherd, Plataea 479 BC: The most glorious victory ever seen, Osprey Publishing, 2012. Pp. 96. Paperback, ISBN: 978-1-84-908554-0. £14.99
The shape of the work is as one has come to expect from Osprey and from William Shepherd: thorough research both of the sources and on the ground in Greece, some analysis, and firm conclusions. All add up to a readable account of the battle of Plataea which is both confident and convincing.
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