Tom Rodriguez's Reviews > Ripples of Battle: How Wars of the Past Still Determine How We Fight, How We Live & How We Think

Ripples of Battle by Victor Davis Hanson
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Apr 15, 07

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Hanson discusses three specific battles to prove that wars are history's wildfires. Above and beyond proving the random nature of the outcomes of warfare, which is an accepted part of my profession, it is questionable how much this book contributes to an understanding of history or war.

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