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Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis HansonBorn: 5-Sep-1953
Birthplace: Selma, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Carnage and Culture

Received a lottery number of 354 in the 1972 Vietnam draft.

Father: William Frank Hanson
Mother: Pauline Davis Hanson (b. 1922, d. 1989)
Brother: Alfred (twin)
Brother: Nels
Wife: Cara (three children)

    High School: Selma High School, Selma, CA
    University: BA Classics, University of California at Santa Cruz (1975)
    University: PhD Classics, Stanford University (1980)
    Professor: California State University Fresno (1984-)

    National Review Online Columnist
    Claremont Institute Fellow (2002-)
    Committee on the Present Danger
    Hoover Institution Senior Fellow
    National Humanities Medal 2007
    Swedish Ancestry

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Author of books:
Warfare and Agriculture in Classical Greece (1983, history)
The Western Way of War: Infantry Battle in Classical Greece (1989, history)
The Other Greeks: The Family Farm and the Agrarian Roots of Western Civilization (1995, history)
Fields Without Dreams: Defending the Agrarian Idea (1996, history)
Who Killed Homer? The Demise of Classical Education and the Recovery of Greek Wisdom (1998, education)
The Soul of Battle, From Ancient Times to the Present Day: How Three Great Liberators Vanquished Tyranny (1999, history)
The Wars of the Ancient Greeks and Their Invention of Western Military Culture (1999, history)
The Land Was Everything: Letters from an American Farmer (2000, history)
Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise of Western Power (2001, history)
Bonfire of the Humanities: Rescuing the Classics in an Impoverished Age (2001, education)
An Autumn of War: What America Learned from September 11 and the War on Terrorism (2002, politics)
Mexifornia: A State of Becoming (2003, regional affairs)
Ripples of Battle: How Wars of the Past Still Determine How We Fight, How We Live, and How We Think (2003, history)
Between War and Peace: Lessons from Afghanistan to Iraq (2004, politics)
A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War (2005, history)
The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern (2010, history)
The End of Sparta: A Novel (2011, novel)
The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost, From Ancient Greece to Iraq (2013, history)

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