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Victor Davis Hanson
Victor Davis Hanson is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the author most recently of A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War (Random House).
He was named the Fellow in California Studies at the Claremont Institute on September 12th, 2002.
Dr. Hanson received his Ph.D. in Classics from Stanford University and is Professor of Classics at California State University at Fresno. Dr. Hanson is the author of more than 80 scholarly articles and editorials on classical and military history and contemporary culture. His latest book is A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War, published by Random House. He has written for the Claremont Review of Books, the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Weekly Standard, and many other publications, and writes regular columns for National Review Online. He lives and works on a farm near Selma, California, with his wife and three children.
- A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War
- Mexifornia: A State of Becoming
- An Autumn of War: What America Learned from September 11 and the War on Terrorism
- Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise of Western Power
- The Soul of Battle: From Ancient Times to the Present Day, How Three Great Liberators Vanquished Tyranny
- The Other Greeks: The Family Farm and the Agrarian Roots of Western Civilization
- Warfare and Agriculture in Classical Greece
Articles by Victor Davis Hanson
Senator Tom Cotton weaves his own personal history into this loving description of The Old Guard.
A review of Proconsuls: Delegated Political-Military Leadership from Rome to America Today, by Carnes Lord
Why do men fight the way they do?
Mistakes are inevitable; victory is not.
Don't underestimate the spirit of freedom in citizen-soldiers, ancient and modern.
A review of God's War: A New History of the Crusades, by Christopher Tyerman
Can last year's car burnings and riots happen here?
University presidents used to be dignified.
Patton was a great man despite his indiscretions, rather than a small one because of them.
The central lesson of history is that all forms of greatness are perilous without a humble and a contrite heart.