Thucydides On War And National Character
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Thucydides History of the Peloponnesian War is one of the classics of ancient military writing, and one of the first true historical narratives of any kind. In Thucydides on War and National Character, Robert Luginbill explores Thucydides seminal writings on national character and its relation to humankinds tendency towards war. He investigates Thucydides theories on personal and national behavior in times of stress, with an eye for the lessons to be learned in modern times.