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Ripples of battle : how wars of the past still determine how we fight, how we live, and how we think

Author: Victor Davis Hanson
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explores how three important battles, Okinawa, Shiloh, and Delium, an obscure battle of the Peloponnesian War, changed the course of Western history.
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Hanson, Victor Davis.
Ripples of battle.
New York : Doubleday, 2003
(OCoLC)609164210
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Davis Hanson
ISBN: 0385504004 9780385504003
OCLC Number: 52002211
Description: [ix], 278 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The Wages of Suicide: Okinawa, April 1-July 2, 1945 --
Recipe for a Holocaust --
The Laboratory of Suicide --
Divine Wind --
The Military Lessons --
Epilogue: The Men of Okinawa --
Ch. 2. Shiloh's Ghosts, April 6-7, 1862 --
Morning: The Birth of Uncle Billy --
Afternoon: The Myth of the Lost Opportunity --
Evening: Ben-Hur --
Night: The Klansman --
Postmortem --
Ch. 3. The Culture of Delium, November 424 B.C. --
The Battle --
Euripides and the Rotting Dead --
Thespian Tragedies --
The Faces of Delium --
Socrates Slain? --
Beauty from the Dead --
The Birth of Tactics --
What Was Delium? --
Epilogue: The Imprint of Battle.
Responsibility: Victor Davis Hanson.
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Explores how three important battles, Okinawa, Shiloh, and Delium, an obscure battle of the Peloponnesian War, changed the course of Western history.

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/793904757#Topic\/world_war_1939_1945_campaigns_japan_okinawa_island<\/a>> # World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Japan--Okinawa Island<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Japan--Okinawa Island<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nyu<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"nyu<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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