The Spartan Regime: Its Character, Origins, and Grand Strategy

The Spartan Regime: Its Character, Origins, and Grand Strategy

by Paul Anthony Rahe


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300219012
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 09/27/2016
Series: Yale Library of Military History
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 312,216
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Paul A. Rahe is a Rhodes Scholar and the Charles O. Lee and Louise K. Lee Professor of History at Hillsdale College, and the author of numerous books including the three-volume Republics Ancient and Modern. He lives in Hillsdale, MI.

Table of Contents

List of Maps ix

Introduction: The Allure of Lacedaemon xi

Prologue: The Spartan Enigma 1

1 Paideía 7

2 Politeía 36

3 Conquest 64

4 Politics and Geopolitics 95

Conclusion: A Grand Strategy for Lacedaemon 121

Appendix 1 Lana Tenure in Arcnaic Sparta 125

Appendix 2 The Néoi at Sparta 137

List of Abbreviations and Short Titles 139

Notes 143

Author's Note and Acknowledgments 195

Index of Subjects 199

Index of Persons and Places 205

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