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Number of Pages240
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ISBN 100415171601
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  "From Melos To My Lai: Violence, Culture and Survival" explores the relationship between combat experiences recorded from antiquity to the present day, with a particular emphasis on the experiences of the ancient Greeks during their various conquests and those of /5(4). Book Description From Melos to My Lai presents an erudite, provocative and moving analysis of the accounts of violence in the literature and history of ancient Greece and in the film literature and veterans' accounts of the Vietnam War.   From Melos to My Lai presents an erudite, provocative and moving analysis of the accounts of violence in the literature and history of ancient Greece and in the film literature and veterans' accounts of the Vietnam by: 5. From Melos to My Lai. DOI link for From Melos to My Lai. From Melos to My Lai book. A Study in Violence, Culture and Social Survival. From Melos to My Lai. DOI link for From Melos to My Lai. From Melos to My Lai book. A Study in Violence, Culture and Social Survival. By Lawrence A. Tritle. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Cited by: 1.

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The Siege of Melos occurred in BC during the Peloponnesian War, fought between Athens and Sparta. Melos is an island in the Aegean Sea roughly km east of mainland the Melians had ancestral ties to Sparta, they chose to remain neutral in the war. Athens invaded Melos in the summer of BC and demanded that the Melians surrender and pay tribute to Athens or face . From Melos to My Lai presents an erudite, provocative and moving analysis of the accounts of violence in the literature and history of ancient Greece and in the film literature and veterans' accounts of . Title: From Melos To My Lai Lawrence A Tritle, Author: Raymond Mcguinness, Name: From Melos To My Lai Lawrence A Tritle, Length: 5 pages, Page: 1, Published: Issuu company logo Issuu. From Melos to My Lai: A Study in Violence, Culture and Social Survival This book is a great service to Vietnam veterans who can take some comfort that the battles they have fought within themselves have been fought by a long line of others before them, almost always in darkness and silence. For the historian this is a fresh view of war,well.