The Peloponnesian War
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Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
Book DescriptionThucydides' military and diplomatic acumen, his understanding of human psychology, and his narrative skill have shaped the writing of history for over two thousand years. "Backgrounds and Contexts" provides supplementary selections from Xenophon, Herodotus, Plato, Machiavelli, Hobbes, and twentieth-century journalist, Walter Karp. "Interpretations" includes richly varied assessments of Thucydides by Theodor Gomperz, Francis M. Cornford, Charles N. Chochrane, R. G. Collingwood, Albert Cook, Cynthia Farrar, Adam Parry, Glen Bowersock, Robert Gilpin, Michael Doyle, and Gregory Crane. The edition also includes fourteen maps, a chronology, a glossary, a selected bibliography, and an index.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393971675
(234mm x 145mm x 20mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 19-Aug-1998
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Thucydides
Walter Blanco is Associate Professor of English at the City University of New York. Jennifer Tolbert Roberts is Professor of Classics and History at the City College of New York and the CUNY Graduate Center. Her books include Accountability in Athenian Government and Athens on Trial: The Antidemocratic Tradition in Western Thought.
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