The father of history, Herodotus, in The Histories, wrote so that human achievement may not become forgotten in time. While his intellectual successor, Thucydides, in The History of the Peloponnesian War, wrote for those who want to look into the truth of what was done in the past. T....
Freeman, Christopher S.
"Historiography And Civil War,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 6
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