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A History of Sparta 950-192 BC

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This introductory history of Sparta gives readers a welcome overview of the intense and brilliant history of the great Greek city state.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published March 28th 1969 by W.W. Norton & Company
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Mina Kang
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Nov 30, 2007 Briapedia rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: More serious readers of Greek history
This books is written more for an academic audience, rather than a general audience. I'd say go with Tuchman or Ambrose or McCullough for your first foray into history. That said, its pretty interesting if you like getting into detail of certain aspects of Spartan history. Forrest goes into detail about their governmental hierachy rather than focusing on battles and such. More of a political than military history.
Mike Anderson
Better for beginners than seasoned Spartan readers.
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