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Title:The Peloponnesian War
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Penguin Books
ISBN:0142004375
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Number of Pages:544
Category:History, Non fiction, Ancient history, War, Military history, Greece

The Peloponnesian War by Donald Kagan

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Peloponnesian War For three decades in the fifth century B C the ancient world was torn apart by a conflict that was as dramatic divisive and destructive as the world wars of the twentieth century the Peloponnesian War Donald Kagan one of the world s most respected classical political and military historians here presents a new account of this vicious war of Greek against Greek Athenian against Spartan The Peloponnesian War is a magisterial work of history written for general readers offering a fresh examination of a pivotal moment in Western civilization With a lively readable narrative that conveys a richly detailed portrait of a vanished world while honoring its timeless relevance b The Peloponnesian War b is a chronicle of the rise and fall of a great empire and of a dark time whose lessons still resonate today

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By lucidly revealing the common threads that connect the ancient confrontations between Athens amp Sparta amp between Rome amp Carthage with the two calamitous world wars of the th century amp the Cuban Missile Crisis Kagan reveals new insights into the nature of war amp peace that are vitally important amp often surprising, In the fourth and final volume of his magisterial history of the Peloponnesian War Donald Kagan examines the period from the destruction of Athens Sicilian expedition in September of B C to the Athenian surrender to Sparta in the spring of B C Through his study of this last decade of the war Kagan evaluates the performance of the Athenian democracy as it faced its most serious challenge At the same time Kagan assesses Thucydides interpretation of the reasons for Athens defeat and the destruction of the Athenian Empire, This book the second volume in Donald Kagan s tetralogy about the Peloponnesian War is a provocative and tightly argued history of the first ten years of the war Taking a chronological approach that allows him to present at each stage the choices that were open to both sides in the conflict Kagan focuses on political economic diplomatic and military developments He evaluates the strategies used by both sides and reconsiders the roles played by several key individuals, Kagan faithful to his lifelong fascination with Pericles gives us an accessible and invaluable account of his life and deeds Allan Bloom author of The Closing of the American Mind