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The outbreak of the Peloponnesian War

Author: Donald Kagan
Publisher: Ithaca [N.Y.] : Cornell University Press, [1989]
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A new evaluation of the origins and causes of the Peloponnesian War, based on evidence produced by modern scholarship and on a careful reconsideration of the ancient texts.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Kagan
ISBN: 0801495563 v.1 9780801495564 v.1 0801497140 v.2 9780801497148 v.2 0801499402 v.3 9780801499401 v.3 0801499844 v.4 9780801499845 v.4
OCLC Number: 40403125
Notes: "First printing, Cornell Paperbacks, 1989"--Tp.verso.
Description: xvi, 420 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Alliance system and the division of the Greek world --
The first Pelopannesian War --
Years of Peace --
Final crisis.
Responsibility: Donald Kagan.

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