Thucydides on outbreak of war : character and contest / S.N. Jaffe.
The cause of great power war is a perennial issue for the student of politics. Some 2,400 years ago, in his monumental 'History of the Peloponnesian War', Thucydides wrote that it was the growth of Athenian power and the fear that this power inspired in Sparta which rendered the Peloponnes...
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