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The Peloponnesian War

By: Kagan, Donald

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2004

Seller ID: 2275893

ISBN: 0142004375

Condition: Very Good


Remainder mark, pages faintly toned. 2004 Trade Paperback. xxvii, 511 pp. For three decades in the fifth century b.c. the ancient world was torn apart bya 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 ... View more info

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On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace

By: Kagan, Donald

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1995

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2294541

ISBN: 0385423748

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 606 pp. War has been a fact of life for centuries. By lucidly revealing the common threads that connect the ancient confrontations between Athens and Sparta and between Rome and Carthage with the two calamitous World Wars of the twentieth century, renowned historian Donald Kagan reveals new and surprising insights into the nature of war and peace. Vivid, incisive, and accessible, Kagan's powerful narrative warns against complacency and urgently reminds us of the importance of preparedness in times of peace. View more info