Thucydides: Man's Place in History (Paperback)Hans-Peter Stahl (author)
Paperback 248 Pages / Published: 01/01/2002
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Stahl's classic book on Thucydides, here in English for the first time, penetrates as few others to the Greek writer's deepest interests. Stahl reveals Thucydides' work as a study in the fallibility of human projections. Above all, Thucydides is shown as interested in tracking how optimistic plans lead to irremediable suffering in the field of foreign policy. For this new edition, the original has been revised and enlarged by two chapters which reflect the author's subsequent work.
Publisher: Classical Press of Wales
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 229 x 155 x 18 mm
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