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The author of the book: Donald Kagan
Edition: Hutchinson
Date of issue: October 19th 1995
ISBN: 0091791790
ISBN 13: 9780091791797
Language: English
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Talking specifically on ancient & modern wars, Kagan explores here only four wars – two more ancient & two modern ones – The Peloponnesian War & The Second Punic War, in the first instance, * - and The World Wars I & II, in the second example. Kagan says that’s an opinion of his own. He quote Thucydides, from the Peloponnesian War Era, that he himself (Donald Kagan) acted as that by three reasons:

(a.) fright of further states
(b.) the quest of interests, concerning on the states
(c.) recognition of honor

Summarizing, I think Kagan has a more scrupulized opinion on the two more ancient wars and none to the second group (World Wars I & II).. - The second group is too much detailed.

3 Stars for the knowledge for the Ancient Wars.


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Ebook On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace read Online! Professor Kagan, who received his PhD from Ohio State University in 1958, has written The Great Dialogue: A History of Greek Political Thought from Homer to Polybius (1965 and 1986); The Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War (1969); The Archidamian War (1974); The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition (1981); The Fall of the Athenian Empire (1987); Pericles and the Birth of the Athenian Empire (1990); On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace (1995); While America Sleeps (2000) with Frederick W. Kagan; The Western Heritage (2000) with Steven Ozment and Frank M. Turner; The Heritage of World Civilizations (2000) with Albert M. Craig, William A. Graham, Ozment and Turner; The Peloponnesian War (2003).

Winner of the National Humanities Medal for 2002, and a prominent social and political critic, his graduate courses include seminars in the writings of selected Greek historians and in selected periods in Greek history.



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Frankly, double

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Great book!

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After reading this book, Your life will change!

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An interesting book, Hard to tear down

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The book that found the answer to my question




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