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By Katherine Harloe,Neville Morley

ISBN-10: 1107019206

ISBN-13: 9781107019201

the traditional Greek historian Thucydides has had an important influence on smooth historiography, political thought, diplomacy and strategic stories, yet this effect hasn't ever been accurately studied. This ebook brings jointly top students from a variety of disciplines to discover different elements of Thucydides' smooth reception and effect, from the beginning of political concept in Renaissance Europe to the increase of medical historical past in nineteenth-century Germany and the triumph of 'realism' in twentieth-century diplomacy idea. Its chapters contemplate the various nationwide and disciplinary traditions of analyzing and bringing up Thucydides, but additionally spotlight universal topics and questions; specifically, the diversity of pictures of the historian produced by way of his smooth readers: the clinical historian or the crafty rhetorician, the bright analyst of society and politics or the nice narrator of political and armed forces occasions, the fellow of expertise and affairs or the guy of contemplation and reflection.

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