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    DescriptionDesigned for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language and culture, this collection of extracts from The History of the Peloponnesian War includes those passages that shed most light on Thucydides' political theory--famous as well as important but lesser-known pieces frequently overlooked by nonspecialists. Newly translated into spare, vigorous English, and situated within a connective narrative framework, Woodruff's selections will be of special interest to instructors in political theory and Greek civilization. Includes maps, notes, glossary.


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    Title
    On Justice, Power and Human Nature
    Subtitle
    Selections from 'The History of the Peloponnesian War'
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Thucydides, Edited by Paul Woodruff, Translated by Paul Woodruff
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 216
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780872201682
    ISBN 10: 0872201686
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBLH
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AHA
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    B&T Approval Code: A14202030
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    BIC subject category V2: 2AHA, 1QDAG
    DC22: 938/.007202
    LC subject heading:
    DC20: 938.05
    LC classification: DF229.T55W, DF229.T55 W66 1993
    Thema V1.0: DSBB, NHD, NHC
    Illustrations note
    M.
    Publisher
    Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
    Imprint name
    Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
    Publication date
    01 December 1993
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, MA
    Author Information
    Paul Woodruff is Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin.
    Review quote
    ... the selections go much deeper than the standard collection of the best-known speeches ... in Woodruff's work I see a clear thread going through important passages and making them accessible to the reader.--Alfonso Gomez-Lobo, Georgetown University This text is a very readable, modern, American English translation. It remains true to the original Greek. The introductory materials are useful, sane, and meet the needs of a wide range of undergraduates. Maps are easy to read and very useful.--Marie T. Gingras, University of Colorado