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American Anabasis
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The Marines’ march up to Baghdad, Sherman’s trail of destruction in Georgia, an army of Missouri volunteers trekking across the Great Plains to Mexico—this wide-ranging and imaginative book tells for the first time the story of how American armies from the sands of Iraq to the halls of the Montezuma have followed figuratively in the footsteps of the original Anabasis, the famous Greek march into the interior of Asia made by Xenophon and the Ten Thousand in 400 BC.


Starting with the Iraq War, Tim Rood turns back to the conquest of the American West and to the Civil War, showing how one of the most famous episodes in classical antiquity was first appropriated in the name of military expansion, and then used to express conflicting responses to the most controversial campaign of the Civil War. Allusions to Xenophon in speeches, newspaper reports, and military memoirs are throughout read against Xenophon’s own story.
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The Ancient Guide to Modern Life
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From Athens to Zeno’s paradox, this charming guide shows how the history and wisdom of the ancient world can inform and enrich our lives today Learn More

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The Ancient Guide to Modern Life
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This revelatory book explores modern society while journeying back to the Greeks and Romans -- "will have readers grabbing for the classics" (Kirkus). Learn More

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Between the Sheets
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From Simone De Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre to Anais Nin and Henry James, the ruinous love affairs of the twentieth century s greatest female writers Learn More

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Between the Sheets
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"Incredibly juicy . . . with so many affairs and broken hearts, the most surprising thing is that anything got written in the last 100 years." —The New York Times Book Review Learn More

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Boyopolis
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Essays from gay Eastern Europe. Learn More

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Breaking the Walls of Silence
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AIDS and women in a New York State Maximum Security Prison. Learn More

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Brilliant Orange (Paperback)
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An intriguing, idiosyncratic study of Dutch culture viewed through the country's uniquely passionate and cerebral style of soccer. Learn More

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Ceremonial Violence
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From Columbine to Virginia Tech and beyond, a groundbreaking look into a topic that both repels and fascinates Learn More

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Ceremonial Violence (Paperback)
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"A chilling, insightful look at school shootings." --Booklist Learn More

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