Kagan, Donald

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KAGAN, Donald

KAGAN, Donald. American (born Lithuania), b. 1932. Genres: Classics, History. Career: Capital University, Columbus, OH, part-time instructor in history, 1957-58; Pennsylvania State University, University Park, instructor in history, 1959-60; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, assistant professor, 1960-63, associate professor, 1964-67, professor of ancient history, 1967-69; Yale University, New Haven, CT, professor of history and classics, 1969-78, chairman, Classics Dept., 1972-75, master of Timothy Dwight College, 1976-78, Sterling Professor of History & Classics, 1978-, acting director of athletics, 1987-89, dean of Yale College, 1989-. Publications: The Great Dialogue: A History of Greek Political Thought from Homer to Polybius, 1965; The Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War, 1969; The Archidamian War, 1974; (with S. Ozment and F. Turner) The Western Heritage, 1979, 4th ed., 2003; The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition, 1981; The Fall of the Athenian Empire, 1987; Pericles and the Triumph of Democracy, 1990; Pericles of Athens and the Birth of Democracy, 1991; On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace, 1995; (with F.W. Kagan) While America Sleeps: Self-Delusion, Military Weakness, and the Threat to Peace Today, 2000; The Pelopommesian War, 2003. EDITOR: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire in the West, 1962; Readings in Greek Political Thought, 1965; Problems in Ancient History, 1966; (with L.P. Williams and B. Teirney) Great Issues in Western Civilization, 1967, 3rd ed., 1976; Botsford and Robinson's Hellenic History, 5th ed., 1969; Studies in the Greek Historians: In Memory of Adam Parry, 1975. Address: Hall of Graduate Studies 215, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]