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Devised a ferocious, brief, and destructive head-on clash between armed men of all ages. The Greeks of the classical age invented not only the central idea of Western politics–that the power of state should be guided by a majority of its citizens–but also the central act of Western warfare, the decisive infantry battle.
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Foxing to top of textblock. Sopho cles, Socr ate s, D emost hen es – each fought in battle armed only with spear and shield. This is page 2 Previous page – Next page. Without any ownership markings. DJ has light bumping, rubbing; in a mylar cover.
Linking this new style of fighting to the rise of constitutional government, Hanson raises new issues and questions old assumptions about the history of war. Oxford University Press, Previously owned but a sound tight clean hardback in dust wrapper.
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Technical and Strategic Context; The Technical: Hardcover is black with silver lettering on the spine. The definitive account of the greatest conflict in world history. Contains printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. He brings vividly to life the reality of hoplite fighting and the gruelling challe nge of a cul tur e in which battle was an expected and regular part of life.
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