Archidamian War (New History of the Peloponnesian War) (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author


Donald Kagan is Sterling Professor of Classics and History at Yale University.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780801497148
ISBN-10: 0801497140
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication Date: January 18th, 1990
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: New History of the Peloponnesian War
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