Books by Donald Kagan and Complete Book Reviews

Donald Kagan, Author . Viking $30.95 (544p) ISBN 978-0-670-03211-2
Beginning in 1978, Kagan's publication of the four-volume History of the Peloponnesian War established him as the leading authority on that seminal period in Greek history. Despite its accessible writing style, however, the work's formidable
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Donald Kagan, Author . Viking $26.95 (272p) ISBN 978-0-670-02129-1
Yale professor of classics Kagan thoroughly examines Thucydides' life and work to successfully demonstrate that the Athenian historian was the first to utilize a truly professional (i.e., realistic and methodical) approach in recounting...
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Donald Kagan, Author Doubleday Books $30 (606p) ISBN 978-0-385-42374-8
This book is best read as a counterpoint to Paul Kennedy's 1987 study, The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers. Kennedy emphasized the primacy of domestic politics; Kagan, professor of history and classics at Yale, focuses on international relations,...
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Donald Kagan, Author, Donald Kagen, Author Touchstone Books $12 (304p) ISBN 978-0-671-74926-2
Democracy past and present is explored in this biography of Pericles, who governed Athens during the fifth century B.C., associated with such philosophers and artisans as Sophocles, Aeschylus and Phidias, and commissioned the Parthenon. Illustrated.
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Donald Kagan, Author, Frederick W. Kagan, Joint Author St. Martin's Press $32.5 (480p) ISBN 978-0-312-20624-6
Father Donald (The Western Heritage) and son Frederick, professors of history at Yale and West Point respectively, have combined their talents to produce a frightening story of close parallels between Great Britain in the 1920s and 1930s and America
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