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Unformatted text preview: Kagan points out that there were two flaws. First, the Athenians did not have an offensive plan: that is, a plan to deter the Spartans from quitting the war. Second, Pericles failed to realize that war is not always rational. Reading aVVignmenW: Pomeroy, Burstein, Donlan and Roberts. AncienW GUeece . Oxford University Press: New York, 1999, pp. 287-329. Plutarch, The RiVe and Fall of Whe AWhenV : Alcibiades. Thucydides, The PeloponneVian waU , Books VI-VII. ClaVV lecWXUe: ReVoXUceV: Peloponnesian War II [PDF] Yale University 2008. Some rights reserved. Unless otherwise indicated on this page or on the Open Yale Courses website, all content on this page is licensed under a Creative Commons License (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course ECON 159 taught by Professor Benjaminpolak during the Fall '08 term at Yale.
- Fall '08