'A War Like No Other'

Military historian Victor Davis Hanson argues in his new book, A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War, that while advancements in technology might change how battles are fought, the essential nature of war has remained the same over the centuries.

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Victor Davis Hanson, author of many books on military history. The lastest is A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War; senior fellow, The Hoover Institution, Stanford University; retired professor of classics, California State University, Fresno

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