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Polls and pundits agree that racial relations are now at their worst since the riots of the 1970s. Barack Obama in the 2008 campaign blew long and hard the dog whistle of racial... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
I don't think the West is the inheritor of Greek military preeminence. The author forgets the centuries of dominance by Asiatics: Huns, Avars, Mongols, Arabs and Turks. Read morePublished on August 29, 2012 by Gderf
Victor Hanson is one of the best military historians (if not the best) who writes about ancient Western cultures and the development of Western military traditions. Read morePublished on January 31, 2012 by a reader
I was very impressed by the Book about the Ancient Greeks experiences with War. Mr. Hanson is a very capable writer who packs in a lot of detail into his narration. Read morePublished on July 27, 2011 by David D. Lawson
A different approach to warfare with a lot of details that usually are not cover by other war writers
Recently, my wife and I traveled to Greece and visited several historical sites of military importance. Upon reading this book, my experiences have been enhanced. Read morePublished on November 22, 2008 by James A. Mcmann
One has a sneaking suspicion reading this volume that Hanson started with his conclusion first (that Greeks invented the so-called "Western" way of war which, according to Hanson,... Read morePublished on December 7, 2006 by Michael Jasinski