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Kagan, Donald

Overview
Works: 177 works in 767 publications in 9 languages and 24,666 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Military history  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Speaker, Honoree
Classifications: DF229, 938.05
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Most widely held works about Donald Kagan
 
Most widely held works by Donald Kagan
The Peloponnesian War by Donald Kagan( Book )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classical scholar takes a new look at the war between Athens and Sparta, examining the conflict that devastated Ancient Greece in the fifth century B.C.E
On the origins of war and the preservation of peace by Donald Kagan( Book )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Kagan reveals the common threads that connect the ancient confrontations between Athens and Sparta and between Rome and Carthage with the two calamitous world wars of our own century
Pericles of Athens and the birth of democracy by Donald Kagan( Book )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The outbreak of the Peloponnesian War by Donald Kagan( Book )

32 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fall of the Athenian Empire by Donald Kagan( Book )

25 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of history in ancient Athens, beginning with the ill-fated Sicilian expedition of 413 B.C. and ends with the surrender of Athens to Sparta in 404 B.C
The Archidamian War by Donald Kagan( Book )

38 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decline and fall of the Roman Empire : why did it collapse? by Donald Kagan( Book )

24 editions published between 1962 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems in ancient history by Donald Kagan( Book )

21 editions published between 1966 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of ancient sources in translation, with varying modern perspectives, intended as supplemental reading for the beginning college student of ancient history. The material is grouped into "problems" such as the place of Ikhnaton in Egyptian religious history, or the causes of the Second Punic War
Thucydides : the reinvention of history by Donald Kagan( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reassesses the life and contributions of the ancient revisionist historian to place him in the context of his time, citing the pivotal influence of his refusal to credit the gods or individuals with the societal events documented in "The Peloponnesian War."
The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition by Donald Kagan( Book )

30 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great dialogue; history of Greek political thought from Homer to Polybius by Donald Kagan( Book )

24 editions published between 1965 and 1986 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While America sleeps : self-delusion, military weakness, and the threat to peace today by Donald Kagan( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Romanian and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces Britain's international and defense policies in the years between World War I and II and studies the how their self-delusion and unwillingness to face their responsibilities affected the world at the start of World War II
Great issues in Western civilization( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V 1 From Periclean Athens through Louis XIV --v 2 From the scientific revolution through the cold war
Botsford and Robinson's Hellenic history by George Willis Botsford( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The end of the Roman Empire : decline or transformation? by Donald Kagan( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the historical questions that have been posed through the ages, none has attracted more attention over a longer period of time than the one that asks, Why did the Roman Empire in the West collapse? The selections in part 1 attempt to define the problem. Part 2 offers a selection of some of the explanations given for Rome's decay and collapse. The theme of part 3 is that the Roman Empire never fell at all, but metamorphosed into something else. - Introduction
Studies in the Greek historians : in memory of Adam Parry by Donald Kagan( Book )

23 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great issues in Western civilization by Brian Tierney( Book )

21 editions published between 1962 and 1992 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the college student
Sources in Greek political thought; from Homer to Polybius by Donald Kagan( Book )

14 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men of bronze : hoplite warfare in ancient Greece by Gregory Viggiano( Book )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Men of Bronze takes up one of the most important and fiercely debated subjects in ancient history and classics: how did archaic Greek hoplites fight, and what role, if any, did hoplite warfare play in shaping the Greek polis? In the nineteenth century, George Grote argued that the phalanx battle formation of the hoplite farmer citizen-soldier was the driving force behind a revolution in Greek social, political, and cultural institutions. Throughout the twentieth century scholars developed and refined this grand hoplite narrative with the help of archaeology. But over the past thirty years other scholars have criticized nearly every major tenet of this orthodoxy. Indeed, these revisionists have persuaded many specialists that the evidence demands a new interpretation of the hoplite narrative and a rewriting of early Greek history. Men of Bronze gathers leading scholars to advance the current debate and bring it to a broader audience of ancient historians, classicists, archaeologists, and general readers. After explaining the historical context and significance of the hoplite question, the book assesses and pushes forward the debate over the traditional hoplite narrative and demonstrates why it is at a crucial turning point. Instead of reaching a consensus, the contributors have sharpened their differences, providing new evidence, explanations, and theories about the origin, nature, strategy, and tactics of the hoplite phalanx and its effect on Greek culture and the rise of the polis."
New History of the Peloponnesian War by Donald Kagan( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Peloponnesian War
Alternative Names
Donald Kagan Amerikaans auteur

Donald Kagan amerikansk historikar

Donald Kagan amerikansk historiker

Donald Kagan amerykański wykładowca, publicysta, analityk polityczny

Donald Kagan storico statunitense

Donald Kagan US-amerikanischer Historiker

Kagan, Donald

Ντόναλντ Κάγκαν

Каган, Дональд

דונלד קגן

دانلد کیگن تاریخ‌نگار آمریکایی

도널드 케이건

케이건, 도널드 1932-

ドナルド・ケーガン

唐纳德·卡根

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On the origins of war and the preservation of peacePericles of Athens and the birth of democracyThe outbreak of the Peloponnesian WarThe fall of the Athenian EmpireThe Archidamian WarThucydides : the reinvention of historyThe Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian ExpeditionWhile America sleeps : self-delusion, military weakness, and the threat to peace today