Thucydides on Strategy

The perfect companion to Thucydides's impressive text, this volume details the strategic concepts at work within the History of the Peloponnesian War and demonstrates how, through case studies of recent conflicts in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and ...

Thucydides on Strategy

Thucydides on Strategy

Written in the fifth century B.C.E., the History of the Peloponnesian War has been placed alongside Sun Tzu's The Art of War and Carl von Clausewitis On War as one of the great treatises on strategy. The perfect companion to Thucydides's impressive text, this volume details the strategic concepts at work within the History of the Peloponnesian War and demonstrates how, through case studies of recent conflicts in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq, Thucydidean thought remains vital to the analysis of strategic operations. --

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Thucydides on Strategy
Language: en
Pages: 197
Authors: Athanasios G. Platias, Kōnstantinos Koliopoulos
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Written in the fifth century B.C.E., the History of the Peloponnesian War has been placed alongside Sun Tzu's The Art of War and Carl von Clausewitis On War as one of the great treatises on strategy. The perfect companion to Thucydides's impressive text, this volume details the strategic concepts at
Thucydides on Strategy
Language: en
Pages: 197
Authors: Athanasios G. Platias, Kōnstantinos Koliopoulos
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Masterfully crafted and surprisingly modern, "History of the Peloponnesian War" has long been celebrated as an insightful, eloquent, and exhaustively detailed work of classical Greek history. The text is also remarkable for its deep political and military dimensions, and scholars have begun to place the work alongside Sun Tzu's The
Thucydides on International Law and Political Theory
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Iakōvos Kareklas
Categories: Greece
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

"This book of Thucydidean scholarship demonstrates that international law existed in systematic form in classical Greece. Apart from comprising a philological analysis of some pivotal aspects of the history of the Peloponnesian War, the author argues that the work of Thucydides has greatly influenced contemporary international law and politics"--
U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues: Theory of war and strategy
Language: en
Pages: 348
Authors: J. Boone Bartholomees
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Defense Department

"This edition of the U. S. Army War College guide to national security policy and strategy continues to reflect the structure and approach of the core national security strategy and policy curriculum at the War College. The fifth edition is published in two volumes that correspond roughly to the Department
Makers of Ancient Strategy
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Victor Davis Hanson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-16 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

In this prequel to the now-classic Makers of Modern Strategy, Victor Davis Hanson, a leading scholar of ancient military history, gathers prominent thinkers to explore key facets of warfare, strategy, and foreign policy in the Greco-Roman world. From the Persian Wars to the final defense of the Roman Empire, Makers

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