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Donald Kagan

Donald Kagan is an American historian at Yale University specializing in ancient Greece, notable for his four-volume history of the Peloponnesian War. He formerly taught in the Department of History at Cornell University. Wikipedia*

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Donald Kagan has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1995 Booknotes. Most common tag: World History.

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Previously

Professor, History Department, Yale University c. May 5, 1991 - c. January 1, 2003 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Life and Political Thought of James Burnham

    Life and Political Thought of James Burnham

    Donald Kagan made opening remarks at the fourth annual conference of the William F. Buckley, Jr. Program, giving a biographical sketch of James…

  • <em>The Peloponnesian War</em>

    The Peloponnesian War

    Professor Kagan talked about his book, The Peloponnesian War, published by Viking. In this lecture, he explored the modern…

  • <em>While America Sleeps</em>

    While America Sleeps

    The co-authors talked about their book, While America Sleeps: Self-Delusion, Military Weakness, and the Threat to Peace Today, published by…

  • <em>On The Origins of War</em>

    On The Origins of War

    Professor Kagan talked about his recent book, On the Origins of War published by Doubleday, which examines the common causes…

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