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Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it 9 months ago
Although, as the title suggests, it is somewhat more positive in its approach to the description of Donald Trump, Hanson has meticulously analyzed the man and his behavior, warts and all. Unlike the plethora of “hit” books that have been published on Trump by his enemies, the press, the entertainmen...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it 9 months ago
Although, as the title suggests, it is somewhat more positive in its approach to the description of Donald Trump, Hanson has meticulously analyzed the man and his behavior, warts and all. Unlike the plethora of “hit” books that have been published on Trump by his enemies, the press, the entertainmen...
nouveau
nouveau rated it 7 years ago
after reading Professor Hanson's most read work [b:Carnage and Culture|177766|Carnage and Culture Landmark Battles in the Rise of Western Power|Victor Davis Hanson|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1320464325s/177766.jpg|171727], my initial impression was of an undifferentiated schizophren...
nouveau
nouveau rated it 7 years ago
international socialism can never triumph over nationalism because nationalism is sexyor at least, that's what some famous historian said. here in CARNAGE AND CULTURE by VICTOR DAVIS HANSON, professor emeritus at CalState, Fresno and Fellow at Stanford's right-wing Hoover Institute, isn't accurate. ...
So Many Books, So Little Time...
So Many Books, So Little Time... rated it 7 years ago
I enjoy reading classical Greek and Latin literature of all sorts: drama, poetry, and history, as well as books about these topics. So it was with the anticipation of something good that I sat down to read Hanson's "A War Like No Other". Hanson is a noted author, historian and classicist, so what c...
So Many Books, So Little Time...
So Many Books, So Little Time... rated it 9 years ago
I enjoy reading classical Greek and Latin literature of all sorts: drama, poetry, and history, as well as books about these topics. So it was with the anticipation of something good that I sat down to read Hanson’s “A War Like No Other”. Hanson is a noted author, historian and classicist, so what ...
riley
riley rated it 9 years ago
I don't get it. Swearing is profane but a fellow marine slitting someone's throat ain't? Aside from that, it's very good, especially how he is so honest about not being a hero.
paulbenton
paulbenton rated it 9 years ago
Very good book. There were some ups and downs while reading, the engagement isn't the same all the time - that's why four stars from me. But still I liked it a lit and recommend.
My Secret Hideout
My Secret Hideout rated it 9 years ago
He really didn't have what I wanted. There were parts from this book that really helped my research but overall, he went off topic way too often!Would loved for it to be more relevant and to the point. Your fancy comparisons were boring to read. But like I said, I got some cool stuff out of this boo...
Reading Adler's List
Reading Adler's List rated it 11 years ago
Most of what I liked about The Landmark Herodotus applies to the The Landmark Thucydides as well. The maps and format of this earlier edition are not quite as smoothly drafted as the The Landmark Herodotus, but the editors earn boundless praise for their efforts at making these classical works comp...
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