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    • Civil Wars

    • A History in Ideas
    • By: David Armitage
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 19
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4 out of 5 stars 17

    We think we know civil war when we see it. Yet ideas of what it is and what it isn't have a long and contested history, from its fraught origins in republican Rome to debates in early modern Europe to our present day. Defining the term is acutely political, for ideas about what makes a war "civil" often depend on whether one is a ruler or a rebel, victor or vanquished, sufferer or outsider.

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